The suprapubic approach to anterior segment or urethrovaginal stabilization is known as retropubic urethropexy. Retropubic urethropexy (RPU) procedures have a long and important history in pelvic surgery. They remain an essential contribution to the surgical armamentarium for the management of female urinary incontinence. This chapter will review the history, techniques, and pertinent literature of the retropubic urethropexies-open and laparoscopic.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Female Urology, Urogynecology, and Voiding Dysfunction|
|Number of pages||17|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2004|
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