Nowadays the growth of medical industry has brought many good results, the surgery has gained many desired results when using surgical mesh inside the human body. Surgical mesh is used for many procedures like stress incontinence surgery, herniorrhaphy and pelvic organ prolapse repairs. In order to use surgical mesh in successful process, we need to know and understand some problems with the use of this medical device. This article will give some important recommendations about applying surgical mesh implants.
Here are the recommendations for the surgeon:
Firstly, before proceeding to the surgery, the surgeon must have responsibility to discuss about pros and cons to the patient. If the patients agree with this surgery and then surgeon will continue to surgery.
Secondly, depending on the level of disease surgeon should consider before using surgical mesh implants. Most class of pelvic organ prolapse will be simple repaired or treated without the aid of mesh. Hence, many cases will not need to use transvaginal mesh; the surgeon should use it in necessary process.
Thirdly, the transvaginal placement of the mesh is higher complications than the abdominal process. Thus, in most cases the surgeon should choose an abdominal surgery without contraindication to it.
Fourthly, in the case the mesh is placed this meant that it is a permanent process. And then this can lead to some difficult problems to work well on the same patient if patients have the other problem in the future. Because this anatomy has altered patient’s internal parts as a result of mesh implantation. In the future the women who used mesh process can face some greater risk if they will have another surgery.
Here are the recommendations for the patients:
The first recommendation is to discover information on mesh surgery. Before the surgery, all the patients must ask the surgeon all information about the mesh surgery. They need to have a depth understanding about this approach that the surgeon is using for a mesh and they also know some wrong if use a non-mesh process is used.
The second recommendation is to check-ups after the surgery. For the women who have used mesh surgery approach should continue to check-ups their health. After the surgery some the cases can have the risks of complications such as: heavy vaginal discharge, continuous vaginal bleeding, pain in the lower abdomen and legs or persistent fever. These complications are very mandatory to tell the doctor to they give some treatment of these problems.
The third recommendation is to make sure a mesh has been replaced or not. If they do not make sure about the result of placement mesh, they should ask for the next scheduled visit. Knowing this will help they detect the possible complications after the surgery and can treat in the early time for better results.
Surgical mesh is a good medical device that helps patients can treat some diseases about gynecological procedures and others. With these useful recommendations I hope the surgeon and the patients will use this medical method in the best approach.