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Urinary Bladder Suspension

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jun 5, 2024.

Urinary bladder suspension is also know as a laparoscopic Burch procedure. This procedure is done to treat stress urinary incontinence and bladder prolapse.


Call your local emergency number (911 in the US) if:

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You may need any of the following:

Care for your wound as directed:

Once you are allowed to shower, carefully wash the wound with soap and water. Dry the area gently. Surgical tape will fall off on it's own in 10 to 14 days.


Follow up with your doctor or surgeon as directed:

Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

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