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Obstetrics and Gynecology International
Volume 2011, Article ID 746393, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/746393
Research Article

Obesity and the Incidence of Bladder Injury and Urinary Retention Following Tension-Free Vaginal Tape Procedure: Retrospective Cohort Study

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UY, UK

Received 24 March 2011; Accepted 3 May 2011

Academic Editor: Faustino R. Pérez-López

Copyright © 2011 Vladimir Revicky 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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