Method for treating urinary incontinence in women and implantable device intended to correct urinary incontinence

  • US 7,621,864 B2
  • Filed: 01/21/2005
  • Issued: 11/24/2009
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/05/2000
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for treating urinary incontinence in a woman, said method comprising:

  • (a) making a vaginal incision in the region of the middle third of the urethra measured from the meatus, and(b) positioning a tape under the urethra of said woman such that one portion of said tape extends from under the urethra through one obturator foramen of said woman and another portion of said tape extends from under the urethra through the other obturator foramen of said woman.

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