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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2014, Article ID 290382, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/290382
Case Report

Obturator Nerve Injury: An Infrequent Complication of TOT Procedure

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, School of Medicine, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Karabaglar, 35150 Izmir, Turkey
2Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Ataturk Research and Training Hospital, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Karabaglar, 35150 Izmir, Turkey
3Department of Neurology, Ataturk Research and Training Hospital, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Karabaglar, 35150 Izmir, Turkey
4Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Karabaglar, 35150 Izmir, Turkey

Received 1 August 2014; Accepted 17 September 2014; Published 29 September 2014

Academic Editor: Loïc Sentilhes

Copyright © 2014 S. Aydogmus 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.

Abstract

Transvaginal mid-urethral slings have become the most preferred surgical treatment option for female stress urinary incontinence. However, various complications have been reported for these operations occurring especially during penetration of the retropubic space. It can negatively affect patient’s quality of life. Early treatment increases the chance of complete normalization of the functions. In this case report we presented a case of obturator nerve damage that was diagnosed and treated at early stage after TOT operation.