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Synonyms for sling

Synonyms for sling

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

to fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

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a highball with liquor and water with sugar and lemon or lime juice

a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms

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a shoe that has a strap that wraps around the heel

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a simple weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a projectile is whirled and then released

bandage to support an injured forearm

hurl as if with a sling

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hang loosely or freely

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move with a sling

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hold or carry in a sling

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Caption: Figure 1: Tagged vaginal arms of transected TVT sling. The minisling has been dissected away from the suburethral tissue and isolated with a right-angle clamp prior to cutting in the midline.
The risk of repeat surgery was 15 times greater for TOT, compared with the TVT sling. The median time to failure was 15.6 months for the TOT sling, compared with 43.7 months for the TVT.
Some place smaller, 3-mm trocars in a similar "bottom-up" fashion, as the TVT sling does; others utilize smaller trocars that are placed "top down" through the retropubic space into the vagina.
I continue to use the original TVT sling with a 5-mm stainless steel, mechanically cut trocar and reusable handle.
There is some level 1 evidence suggesting that for severe incontinence involving intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD), a retropubic TVT sling is the more effective procedure.
The introduction of TVT sling procedures in the mid-1990s rapidly took hold worldwide as a simple, minimally invasive alternative to open or laparoscopic Burch colposuspension.