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The Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Surgical Treatments for womEn with stRess urinary incontinence: An evidence synthesis (ESTER)

Project title: The Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of Surgical Treatments for womEn with stRess urinary incontinence: An evidence synthesis (ESTER)

Call to action: 15/09 15/09 HTA CET Open Call, Evidence Synthesis Full Form, closing 6 May 2015

Research type: Evidence Synthesis

Chief investigator: Professor Dawn CraigORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-5808-0096

Lead Author: Dr Miriam BrazzelliORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-7576-6751

Contractor: University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Cost: £292,951.33

Co-investigators: Dr Frauke Becker, Dr Joanne O'Connor, Dr Laura Ternent, Dr Lucky Saraswat, Dr Miriam Brazzelli, Dr Muhammad Imran Omar, Dr Philip Mackie, Mr Ash Monga, Mr Eoin Moloney, Ms Sheila Wallace, Professor Graeme MacLennan.

Started: August 2016 | Status: Published March 2019

PROSPERO registration: CRD42016049339

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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