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This work was supported by grants from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development ( 2U01HD41249 , 2U10 HD41250 , 2U10 HD41261 , 2U10 HD41267 , 1U10 HD54136 , 1U10 HD54214 , 1U10 HD54215 , 1U10 HD54241 , and U01HD069031 ) and the National Institutes of Health Office of Research on Women’s Health .
H.E.R. reports consultant and research funding from Pelvalon, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA, and royalties from Up to Date, Boston, MA. The remaining authors report no conflict of interest.
Cite this article as: Brubaker L, Nager CW, Richter HE, et al. Effectiveness of blinding: sham suprapubic incisions in a randomized trial of retropubic midurethral sling in women undergoing vaginal prolapse surgery. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2014;211:554.e1-7.