Key clinical point: Concomitant pubovaginal sling improved stress incontinence in women undergoing urethral diverticulectomy, but was also associated with higher risk of recurrent UTIs and urinary retention.
Major finding: Women who had a pubovaginal sling placed at the time of urethral diverticulectomy saw less stress urinary incontinence, compared with diverticulectomy alone (adjusted odds ratio, 2.27; 95% confidence interval, 1.02-5.03; P = .043).
Study details: A retrospective cohort study of 485 urethral diverticulectomies with and without concomitant pubovaginal sling.
Disclosures: None of the authors reported relevant financial disclosures.
Bradley et al. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2020. doi: 10.1016/j/ajog.2020.06.002.