There are many clinical papers confirming the fact that the non-deforming I-Stop tapes produce fewer complications than other brands. Only one erosion, in the 2014 paper has been reported.

7 year2014
Seven-year follow-up of 331 I-STOP transobturator sling cases in female urinary incontinence treatment. CL Medical 7 year I-Stop study English translation
Jean-Luc FROBERT, Maryelle GRISARD-ANAF,Jean LIENHART, Renaud VAUTHERIN

Prog Urol Vol 24 Issue 12, Oct 2014
 

2012 An Inclastic repropubic subureateral sling in woman with ....2012
2012
An inelastic retropubic suburethral sling in women with intrinsic sphincter deficiency
Alfredo Jijon & Aparna Hegde & Beatriz Arias & Vivian Aguilar & G. Willy Davila

Int Urogynecol J Vol 23 No 12 Dec 2012

 

20Four year functional results 201211
Four-year functional results of the suburethral sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence: A French prospective randomized multicentre study comparing the retropubic and transobturator routes
M. Ballister, C. Bui, J-L Frobert, M Grisard-Anaf, J. Lienhart, H Fernandez, E David-Montefiore, R Rouzier, E Darai
World J Urol DOI 10.1007/s00345-011-0668-1
 
 
CL Medical clinical paper2010
I-STOP Suburethral Sling: Outcomes of a Non-Deformable Sling for Intrinsic Sphincter Deficiency
Karp et al

Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 17 (2010) S1-S24
 

I stop Subureatheral Sling , Divila2009
I-STOP suburethral sling: Less deformation improves outcomes for Intrinsic Sphincteric Deficiency

Beatriz ARIAS, G.W. Davila, Cleveland Clinic Florida
 

eau Functional Results after the subureatheral sling procedure2007
Functional results after the Suburethral Sling Procedure for Urinary Stress Incontinence: A Prospective Randomised Multi-centre Study comparing the retropubic and transobturator routes
David-Montefiore et al  European Urology 51 (2007) 795-802
 
 
eau Peri oburative and pain after2006
Peri-operative complications and pain after the suburethral sling procedure for urinary stress incontinence: a French prospective randomised multicentre study comparing the retropubic and transobturator routes
David-Montefiore et al   European Urology 49 (2006) 133-138

 
 
suburetheral tape Treatment2005
Sub-urethral tape treatment of female urinary incontinence – morbidity assessment of the trans-obturator route and a new tape (I-STOP®): a multi-centre experiment involving 604 cases.
Krauth et al European Urology 47 (2005) 102-107
 
 

 
Links to further information of possible interest
How common are tape errosion
Dr Abdel-Fatah BJU paper comparing erosion rates

 
 
 
devila istop subturathral sling, outcome
Explanation of the importance of non-deformation from Cleveland Clinic Florida
 
 


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