Retropubic suspension is a surgical technique used to improve urinary continence. In the procedure the bladder neck and urethra within the pelvic region are elevated and stitched to the pubic bone.
Review Date: 3/28/2016
Reviewed By: Scott Miller, MD, urologist in private practice in Atlanta, GA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.