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Protocol for the value of urodynamics prior to stress incontinence surgery (VUSIS) study: a multicenter randomized controlled trial to assess the cost effectiveness of urodynamics in women with symptoms of stress urinary incontinence in whom surgical treatment is considered

Sanne AL van Leijsen1*, Kirsten B Kluivers1, Ben Willem J Mol2, Suzan R Broekhuis1, Fred L Milani3, C Huub van der Vaart4, Jan-Paul WR Roovers2, Marlies Y Bongers5, Jan den Boon6, Wilbert A Spaans7, Jan Willem de Leeuw8, Viviane Dietz9, Jan H Kleinjan10, Hans AM Brölmann11, Eveline J Roos12, Judith Schaafstra13, John PFA Heesakkers14 and Mark E Vierhout1

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre Amsterdam, the Netherlands

3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Reinier de Graaf Gasthuis Delft, the Netherlands

4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Centre Utrecht, the Netherlands

5 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Maxima Medical Centre Veldhoven, the Netherlands

6 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Isala Klinieken Zwolle, the Netherlands

7 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Gelre Hospital, the Netherlands

8 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Ikazia Hospital Rotterdam, the Netherlands

9 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Catharina Hospital Eindhoven, the Netherlands

10 Department of Urology, Sint Franciscus Hospital Roosendaal, the Netherlands

11 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, VU University Medical Center, the Netherlands

12 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sint Antonius Hospital Nieuwegein, the Netherlands

13 Department of Urology, Canisius Wilhelmina Hospital Nijmegen, the Netherlands

14 Department of Urology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, the Netherlands

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BMC Women's Health 2009, 9:22  doi:10.1186/1472-6874-9-22

Published: 21 July 2009

Additional files

Additional file 1:

Participating hospitals in the Netherlands. This list gives an overview of the participating hospitals in the VUSIS study, all hospitals are located in the Netherlands.

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