YEARS OF CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Released in 2006, Unitape served to improve the quality of life of women, suffering from stress urinary incontinence, in more than 100.000 surgeries all over the world. Unitape shows equal performance to other well established mid-urethral slings, that are or have been on the market1,2,3,4,5,6,7. The TOT surgery experience using Unitape T Plus has shown excellent results for resolving female SUI with low rate of complications and high long-term satisfaction rate2,3.
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- A. Salazar et al., “UP-2.24: TOT surgery experience with Unitape-T-Plus mesh,” Urology, vol. 76, no. 3, p. S88, 2010, doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2010.07.258.
- Diniz M.Bm, etl al. “Five-year Follow-up of Transobturator Sling: 152 Cases with the Same Surgeon,” Rev. Bras. Ginecol. e Obstet., vol. 40, no. 10, pp. 614–619, 2018, doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1670712.
- Djehdian L. M. et al., “Transobturator sling compared with single-incision mini-sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: A randomized controlled trial,” Obstet. Gynecol., vol. 123, no. 3, pp. 553–561, 2014, doi: 10.1097/AOG.0000000000000148.
- Pascom A. L. G., et al., “Randomized controlled trial comparing single-incision mini-sling and transobturator midurethral sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: 3-year follow-up results,” Neurourol. Urodyn., vol. 37, no. 7, pp. 2184–2190, 2018, doi: 10.1002/nau.23546.
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- According to Amid classification. PK Amid. “Classification of biomaterials and their related complications in abdominal wall hernia surgery”. Hernia (1997). 1: 15 - 21. 3)
- Padilla-Fernández B., et al., “Results of the surgical correction of urinary stress incontinence according to the type of transobturator tape utilized,” Arch. Ital. di Urol. e Androl., vol. 85, no. 3, pp. 149–153, 2013, doi: 10.4081/aiua.2013.3.149.
UNITAPE T PLUS SLING
The sling made from lightweight, biocompatible polypropylene type 1 mesh 7 offers the best conditions for tissue ingrowth and minimizing the risk of erosion and infections 8. The low elasticity of the sling provides accurate intra-operative placement and ensures a procedure without tension.
- Polypropylene Typ 1 Sling, pore size 117 –861 μm
- Thermo-sealed edges for better structural support
- Mesh fabric density 69 g/m2
UNITAPE T PLUS HELIX NEEDLES
The semicircular needles were developed to enable a minimally invasive insertion, safe and accurate placement of the sling. The surgeon can choose between the in-out or out-in approach.
UNITAPE T PLUS IN DAILY CLINICAL PRACTICE
- Maintain continence in adult female patients with stress urinary incontinence caused by hypermobility or intrinsic sphincter deficiency
- 100.000+ Unitape slings implanted
UNITAPE T PLUS cannot be prescribed
if there is any kind of untreated acute urinary tract infection, active infection at the surgical sites or systemic infections (sepsis).
UNITAPE T PLUS must not be used in patients:
- who have soft tissues pathologies in the site intended for implant placement
- during pregnancy,
- with known sensitivity or allergy to polypropylene products,
- with pre-existing conditions that pose an unacceptable surgical risk
For further precautions and warnings, we refer to our Instruction for Use