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How long should TVT/TOT tape last? How long should TVT/TOT tape last?

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Unread 03-30-2005, 05:27 PM
How long should TVT/TOT tape last?

I will ask my Dr on next Thurs when I go back for hopefully my last appt...... BUT..... how many " miles/years" should one expect to get from a TVT or TOT tape procedure?

I'm 43 so should I expect to have to go back in about 10 yrs for a re-do or what?

Have any of you asked your Dr's this question? Just wondering.....
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Unread 03-30-2005, 08:58 PM
How long should TVT/TOT tape last?

I was told by 3 different Dr's that a TVT (or any other similiar urethral slings) should last indefinitely as long as theres no rejection, which would mean the tape would have to be removed and possibly replaced.
Unread 04-01-2005, 07:51 PM
Red face - How long should TVT/TOT tape last? TVT Rejection

I am interested that your Dr mentioned Tape Rejection to you. I have the situation at the moment that they think my body is rejecting the tape and I am scheduled to have the tape removed. I have found people that have part of the tape removed but not the lot all of it. Did you Dr say how many peolpe he knew of with rejection.
Look forward to hearing from you.
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Unread 04-01-2005, 09:34 PM
How long should TVT/TOT tape last?

The Dr that did my Monarc Hammock told me she's never seen a rejection. She has, however, seen a patient who had to have it redone due to a sudden movement (dog jumped on her) and the incision (vaginal) tore--this was during the healing process.
I'm sure if you ask your Dr he/she would be willing to tell you the percentage of rejections that occur with the type of procedure that youre going to undergo. Or you could always look up the procedure online (at a reputable medical facilities website) and find the statistics.
stay well.
Unread 04-04-2005, 01:22 AM
How long should TVT/TOT tape last?

I have had a TVT with no ongoing problems - took a while to "settle in" - I read a post from "way back" in which the lady said the Dr. told her "when you die at a ripe old age (she was something like 45 yrs old at the time) the last things that are still intact are your breast implants and your TVT - she didn't have implants! but I guess that answers the question - so long as there are not problems it should last indefinitely.

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