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One-week postsurgical interval for voiding trial increases pass rate

Key clinical point: Patients who require a second voiding trial following vaginal prolapse surgery may be more successful with 7-day postsurgical follow-up instead of 4 days.

Major finding: Women with 7-day follow-up were seven times more likely to pass their second voiding trial than those with 4-day follow-up.

Study details: The findings are based on a randomized, nonblinded trial of 60 women who underwent vaginal prolapse surgery at two sites from 2017 to 2019.

Disclosures: The study did not use external funding. Four of the investigators received grant, research funding, or honoraria from one or many medical device or pharmaceutical companies. The remaining researchers had no disclosures.