Mesh surgery is a specific type of medical procedure that is commonly used to repair any tissue within the body that has been damaged or weakened. The tissue may have found itself in this state due to a particular physical trauma, or it could simply be due to an age-related condition. One of the most common reasons why mesh surgery is employed … [Read more...]
What Happens in a Mesh Implant Erosion?
What Happens in a Mesh Implant Erosion? WHAT IS A MESH IMPLANT? It is basically a net-like implant that is placed inside a woman’s pelvis. This is done as a surgical treatment for Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). This is ideally done through a sterile technique by trained surgeons. In some cases, the rule of sterility is breached and the … [Read more...]
Mesh Implant Timeline
November 1996: The FDA allows clearance for Boston Scientifics’ new product called ProteGen. This is a process that will allow devices to go onto the market without a clinical testing, as long as the manufacturer can prove that it is similar to a previous device. ProteGen was the first transvaginal mash device used to treat incontinence. June … [Read more...]