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Midurethral Slings vs Bulkamid: What Clinicians Need to Know

with Dr. Tamsin Greenwell

In this episode of the Backtable Urology Podcast, host Dr. Suzette Sutherland (University of Washington) and Dr. Tamsin Greenwell (University College London Hospitals) discuss surgical treatments for incontinence and their comparative efficacies.

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Ep 140 Midurethral Slings vs Bulkamid: What Clinicians Need to Know with Dr. Tamsin Greenwell
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BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2023, December 6). Ep. 140 – Midurethral Slings vs Bulkamid: What Clinicians Need to Know [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com

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Dr. Tamsin Greenwell discusses Midurethral Slings vs Bulkamid: What Clinicians Need to Know on the BackTable 140 Podcast

Dr. Tamsin Greenwell

Dr. Tamsin Greenwell is a consultant urological surgeon at University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street in London, England.

Dr. Suzette Sutherland discusses Midurethral Slings vs Bulkamid: What Clinicians Need to Know on the BackTable 140 Podcast

Dr. Suzette Sutherland

Dr. Suzette Sutherland is the director of female urology with UW Medicine in Seattle, Washington.

Synopsis

They focus mainly on midurethral slings and a new urethral bulking agent called Bulkamid. They further analyze how conditions like product expectations, surgeon expertise, data availability, patient preferences, and financial costs influence the choice of procedure. Additionally, they discuss the impact of mesh-related complications and how they affected the usage of synthetic slings in the UK. Finally, they touch on the role of shared decision making in choosing treatment strategies.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
03:48 - Discussion on Midurethral Slings
11:05 - The Mesh Controversy and Its Impact
22:21 - Shared Decision Making in Treatment Options
26:47 - The Role of Urethral Bulking Agents
32:51 - Comparative Trial and EAU Guidelines
42:12 - Conclusion and Closing Remarks

Resources

Bulkamid Injections
https://bulkamid.com/en-US

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