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You can address urine leakage:
Treating Stress Urinary
Incontinence (SUI)

Overview: GYNECARE TVT™

The first time you leaked urine when you laughed or sneezed, you may have chalked it up as a simple accident.

But when any pressure at all — coughing, picking up something heavy, exercise — causes recurring bladder leakage, you may have started wearing pantiliners, sanitary pads or dark clothing, scoping out bathrooms in new places, even sticking closer to home — anything to shield you from embarrassment.

If you’ve been struggling with incontinence, you’re not alone – and help may be available through an outpatient medical treatment. Why keep planning your life around leakage if you don’t have to?

A treatable problem

Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is treatable. Stress urinary incontinence is a condition in which sudden movements put stress on the bladder, causing urine to leak out involuntarily. While there are several types of incontinence, stress urinary incontinence is the most common, affecting 1 in 3 women, many of them after childbirth.1

Stop Coping. Start Living.™

Why accept the limits that stress urinary incontinence can put on your lifestyle, when treatment can help?

GYNECARE TVT™ Tension-free Support for Incontinence is a 30-minute, minimally invasive, effective treatment for stress urinary incontinence. Most patients experience immediate results with significantly less or no bladder leakage. Moreover, 93% of women surveyed following treatment with GYNECARE TVT™ were still dry or had significantly less bladder leakage 11 years later!2

You don’t have to live with stress urinary incontinence – learn more about GYNECARE TVT™ or ask a doctor today whether GYNECARE TVT™ is right for you. Find a doctor familiar with GYNECARE® products who can provide treatment.

References:
1. The Lewin Group, Inc. Prevalance and treatment patterns of pelvic health disorders among US women. 2007
2. Nilsson C G, Palva K, Rezapour M, Falconer C. Eleven Years Prospective Follow-Up of the Tension-Free Vaginal Tape Procedure for Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence. Int Urogynecol J. 2008;19:1043-1047.

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