Shlomo Raz, MD
Urologists, GYNs demonstrate slings’ safety
"An abstract authored by Löppenberg et al is an interesting analysis of information from a respected prospective database examining variations in the quality of care provided to patients undergoing sling placement by gynecologists and urologists," write Seth A. Cohen, MD, and Shlomo Raz, MD.
Female stress urinary incontinence: Update on a simple, inexpensive, synthetic sling
In the authors' hands, the distal urethral polypropylene sling (DUPS) procedure for female SUI is a simple and inexpensive technique that eliminates the need for costly prepackaged slings. Intermediate results suggest that it is safe, effective, and durable as well.