What is Tension-free transvaginal (TVT) Sling Surgery?

Category: Surgeries


Generic name: Bladder Sling Surgery

See also: Vaginal sling

TVT Surgery is a type of bladder sling surgery used to correct stress incontinence caused by sagging of the urethra in women. The procedure is designed to provide support for a sagging urethra so that when you cough or move suddenly, there is no involuntary release of urine.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tension-free transvaginal (TVT) Sling Surgery

Side effect Patients Percentage
Pain 1
Pain after sex 1
Pain during sex 1
Stress incontinence 1
Urinary hesitancy 1
Urinary retention 1


Stopped having Tension-free transvaginal (TVT) Sling Surgery

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 12
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Tension-free transvaginal (TVT) Sling Surgery.