What Are The Potential Complications Associated With Incontinence Surgery?

Rosalia Viterbo, M.D., Fox Chase Cancer Center

Jan. 01, 2009 -- Question: What are the potential complications associated with incontinence surgery?

Answer: Complications associated with surgery for urinary incontinence really depend on the type of procedure that a patient has. They can range from erosion, infection or need for revision of the procedure. And maybe also, the patient may require multiple procedures to fix the incontinence.