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

Tok E., Ertunc D., Dilek U., Pata Ö., Erdogan O., Aydin S.

Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica, vol.83, no.10, pp.962-4, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 83 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.0001-6349.2004.00521.x
  • Journal Name: Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.962-4
  • Keywords: abdominal wall hernia, connective tissue, stress urinary incontinence
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: Yes


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.