The prevalence of stress urinary incontinence among women operated on for abdominal wall hernias

Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2004 Oct;83(10):962-4. doi: 10.1111/j.0001-6349.2004.00521.x.


The high co-occurrence of an abdominal wall hernia (AWH) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) suggests that there is a common factor in the etiopathogenesis of these disorders in these patients.

MeSH terms

  • Case-Control Studies
  • Female
  • Hernia, Ventral / complications
  • Hernia, Ventral / epidemiology*
  • Hernia, Ventral / surgery
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Prevalence
  • Surveys and Questionnaires
  • Turkey / epidemiology
  • Urinary Incontinence, Stress / complications
  • Urinary Incontinence, Stress / epidemiology*