Avery L. Seifert MD FACS


Bladder Stress Test and Bonney Test for Urinary Incontinence in Women

A bladder stress test simulates the accidental release of urine ( urinary incontinence ) that may occur when you cough, sneeze, laugh, or exercise. A Bonney test is done as part of the bladder stress test, after the doctor verifies that urine is lost with coughing. It is similar to the bladder stress test except the…

Bladder Stress Test and Bonney Test for Urinary Incontinence in Women

A bladder stress test simulates the accidental release of urine ( urinary incontinence ) that may occur when you cough, sneeze, laugh, or exercise. A Bonney test is done as part of the bladder stress test, after the doctor verifies that urine is lost with coughing. It is similar to the bladder stress test except the…

Tension-Free Vaginal Tape for Stress Incontinence in Women

Stress incontinence in women can cause frequent involuntary release of urine during activities that put pressure on your bladder, such as coughing or laughing. The tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure is designed to provide support for a sagging urethra so that when you cough or move vigorously or suddenly, the…

Retropubic Suspension for Urinary Incontinence in Women

Retropubic suspension surgery is used to treat urinary incontinence by lifting the sagging bladder neck and urethra that have dropped abnormally low in the pelvic area. Retropubic suspension is abdominal surgery, where access to the bladder and urethra is gained by making an incision in the abdominal (belly) wall. This…

Retropubic Suspension for Urinary Incontinence in Women

Retropubic suspension surgery is used to treat urinary incontinence by lifting the sagging bladder neck and urethra that have dropped abnormally low in the pelvic area. Retropubic suspension is abdominal surgery, where access to the bladder and urethra is gained by making an incision in the abdominal (belly) wall. This…