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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 957547, 6 pages
Sexual Function in Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence Treated with the SPARC Sling System
1Department of Urology, Medical University of Graz (MUG), Auenbruggerplatz 7, 8036 Graz, Austria
2Department of Urology, University of Ottawa, Canada
3Department of Statistics, Medical University of Graz (MUG), Auenbruggerplatz 2/9/V, 8036 Graz, Austria
Received 15 April 2013; Revised 22 June 2013; Accepted 24 June 2013
Academic Editor: Pradeep Tyagi
Copyright © 2013 Badereddin Mohamad Al-Ali et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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