Around 20% of women with stress incontinence are affected sufficiently for it to be a problem in their daily lives

Fallopian

tube

Rectum

Uterus

Bladder

The pelvic area

 

A main source of trauma to the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic area is childbirth and hormonal changes during the menopause which can also lead to muscles weakening and becoming less elastic. Heavy lifting can also cause damage and lead to prolapse

Abdominal

pressure

Urine

leakage

caused by

increased

abdominal

pressure

Stress incontinence

 

The condition that can lead to women leaking from their bladder when doing impact activities such as running and jumping, or when sneezing or coughing. The condition is very common in women after childbirth and at the menopause

Tissue grows into pores of the mesh creating a wall of support

Vaginal mesh repair

 

The mesh is a net-like implant and aims to give permanent support to the weakened organs and to repair damaged tissue. The mesh is implanted and held in place by sutures or tissue fixation devices

The pelvic area

 

A main source of trauma to the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic area is childbirth and hormonal changes during the menopause which can also lead to muscles weakening and becoming less elastic. Heavy lifting can also cause damage and lead to prolapse

Fallopian

tube

Rectum

Uterus

Bladder

Stress incontinence

 

The condition that can lead to women leaking from their bladder when doing impact activities such as running and jumping, or when sneezing or coughing. The condition is very common in women after childbirth and at the menopause

Abdominal

pressure

Urine

leakage

caused by

increased

abdominal

pressure

Vaginal mesh repair

 

The mesh is a net-like implant and aims to give permanent support to the weakened organs and to repair damaged tissue. The mesh is implanted and held in place by sutures or tissue fixation devices

Tissue grows into pores of the mesh creating a wall of support

Fallopian

tube

Abdominal

pressure

Rectum

Urine

leakage

caused by

increased

abdominal

pressure

Uterus

Bladder

Tissue grows into pores of the mesh creating a wall of support

The pelvic area

 

A main source of trauma to the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic area is childbirth and hormonal changes during the menopause which can also lead to muscles weakening and becoming less elastic. Heavy lifting can also cause damage and lead to prolapse

Stress incontinence

 

The condition that can lead to women leaking from their bladder when doing impact activities such as running and jumping, or when sneezing or coughing. The condition is very common in women after childbirth and at the menopause

Vaginal mesh repair

 

The mesh is a net-like implant and aims to give permanent support to the weakened organs and to repair damaged tissue. The mesh is implanted and held in place by sutures or tissue fixation devices

Fallopian

tube

Abdominal

pressure

Rectum

Urine

leakage

caused by

increased

abdominal

pressure

Uterus

Bladder

Tissue grows into pores of the mesh creating a wall of support

The pelvic area

 

A main source of trauma to the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic area is childbirth and hormonal changes during the menopause which can also lead to muscles weakening and becoming less elastic. Heavy lifting can also cause damage and lead to prolapse

Stress incontinence

 

The condition that can lead to women leaking from their bladder when doing impact activities such as running and jumping, or when sneezing or coughing. The condition is very common in women after childbirth and at the menopause

Vaginal mesh repair

 

The mesh is a net-like implant and aims to give permanent support to the weakened organs and to repair damaged tissue. The mesh is implanted and held in place by sutures or tissue fixation devices