Urinary incontinence affects more than 200 million people worldwide. In women, childbirth or
menopausal aging atrophic vagina, lack of estrogen stimulation of muscular turgor of the
vagina, decrease tone of the urogenital diaphragm, attenuation and weakening of the urethral
sphincter all result in stress incontinence, urge incontinence and sometimes mixed
The purpose of this study is to evaluate reconstructive lipoplasty with micro-fragmented
autologous adipose tissue (Lipogems®) in female patients with stress urinary incontinence.
This is a prospective study of 25 subjects that will be evaluated over a period of one year.
The treatment consist of the injection of micro fragmented adipose tissue, previously
extracted from the patient in the area of the urethral sphyncter.
Patients will have follow ups at 6 months with Urodynamic studies to measure the pre-post
injection differences to-date. Visual analog score questionnaire and report in subjective
improvement, pad use and stress cough test will be documented at 1, 3, 6, and 12 months