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The other investigators of the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network, who participated in the design, conduct, and analysis of these studies, are listed at uitn.org.
This research was funded, in part, by National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants to P.A.N., M.E.A., and L.T.S. M.E.A. receives financial support for travel, review activities, and manuscript review as well as administrative support from the NIH and is a consultant to Allergan. Grants were provided by Allergen (T.C.C., K.L.L., and G.E.L.), Contura (G.E.L.), and the New England Research Institute (Y.X.). T.C.C. serves as a consultant to Pfizer, Astellas, and Medtronic; K.L.L., to Astellas and Watson; and G.E.L., to Pfizer, Astellas, and Pneumoflex. L.T.S. receives travel support from the NIH. L.B., K.J.D., J.L.L., A.M.A., and J.W.K. report no conflict of interest.
Supported by cooperative agreements from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases , U01 DK58225 , U01 DK58229 , U01 DK58234 , U01 DK58231 , U01 DK60379 , U01 DK60380 , U01 DK60393 , U01 DK60395 , U01 DK60397 , and 60401 . Support was also provided by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Office of Research in Women's Health, NIH.
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Cite this article as: Brubaker L, Norton PA, Albo ME, et al; for the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network. Adverse events over two years after retropubic or transobturator midurethral sling surgery: findings from the Trial of Midurethral Slings (TOMUS) study. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2011;205:498.e1-6.