Retropubic urethropexy

Jeffrey L. Cornella

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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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFemale Urology, Urogynecology, and Voiding Dysfunction
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9780849377891
ISBN (Print)9780824754266
StatePublished - Jan 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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