Hypermobility of the bladder neck in response to increased intra-abdominal pressure is the anatomical cause of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women.
The authors make a brief review of physiopathology and classification of SUI, giving aproach at the use of ultrasound as a new investigative method of lower urinary tract and helping in the selection and suitable patients for surgical correction and their postoperative follow-up, describing and comparing the exam’s technique.