The hospital is one of the first in Australia to use a MINIARC – a non-invasive miro-sling fitted during day surgery.
Professor Ajay Rane, the hospital’s director of urogynaecology:
“The surgical procedure is quite a small procedure – it takes about two to three minutes, it involves making a small cut where the bladder is and then we insert this little sling.”
The structure is so robust that we believe it will hold on even if you were to say go for a run after 48 hours or lift some heavy shopping bags.”
He added: “Our oldest patient is 95-years-old and our youngest patient is 17. In fact, the operation is so minimally invasive it can be done in some instances under local anaesthesia and therefore it can be actually used for patients of any age group whatsoever.”
Whilst these sorts of treaments are suited to some people, others prefer the completely non-invasive option.
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