Christine Heisler, MD, of the UW Ob-Gyn Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Health, and resident Sierra Jansen, MD, PGY-4, published a case study in the International Urogynecology Journal!
“Utilization of CT for InterStim sacral neuromodulation lead placement in a patient with morbid obesity” shares the case study of a unique imaging approach to help a patient with morbid obesity experiencing severe urinary incontinence symptoms. After traditional imaging was ineffective, Heisler and Jansen used CT fluoroscopy guidance to place leads for InterStim. To their knowledge, this is the first such case.
Read more about their innovative procedure here!