Outcomes of Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in the Older Woman

Clin Geriatr Med. 2015 Nov;31(4):487-505. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2015.06.006. Epub 2015 Jul 26.


As population demographics continue to evolve, specifics on age-related outcomes of stress urinary incontinence interventions will be critical to patient counseling and management planning. Understanding medical factors unique to older women and their lower urinary tract conditions will allow caregivers to optimize surgical outcomes, both physical and functional, and minimize complications within this population.

Keywords: Age-related outcomes; Counseling; Older women; Stress urinary incontinence; Urogynecology; Urology.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Treatment Outcome
  • Urinary Incontinence, Stress / physiopathology
  • Urinary Incontinence, Stress / surgery*
  • Urologic Surgical Procedures*