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There is some evidence that mid-urethral and traditional slings are effective in treating incontinence symptoms in the short-term, and mid-urethral slings are less costly; however the safety profile of both has yet to be fully documented.

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Miriam Brazzelli, Mehdi Javanbakht, Mari Imamura, Jemma Hudson, Eoin Moloney, Frauke Becker, Sheila Wallace, Muhammad Imran Omar, Michael Shimonovich, Graeme MacLennan, Laura Ternent, Luke Vale, Isobel Montgomery, Phil Mackie, Lucky Saraswat, Ash Monga & Dawn Craig.

Miriam Brazzelli 1, Mehdi Javanbakht 2, Mari Imamura 1, Jemma Hudson 1, Eoin Moloney 2, Frauke Becker 2,3, Sheila Wallace 2, Muhammad Imran Omar 4, Michael Shimonovich 1, Graeme MacLennan 1, Laura Ternent 1, Luke Vale 1, Isobel Montgomery 5, Phil Mackie 6, Lucky Saraswat 7, Ash Monga 8, Dawn Craig 2,*

1 Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
2 Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
3 Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
4 European Association of Urology, Arnhem, the Netherlands
5 Patient and Public Involvement Lay Representative, Edinburgh, UK
6 Scottish Public Health Network, NHS Health Scotland, Edinburgh, UK
7 Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK
8 University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK
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