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 Is Mesh Implant for Urinary Incontinence?
Urinary incontinence is a common condition, especially in older adults. In fact, about 13 million Americans experience incontinence; 85 percent of people experiencing this bladder control problem are women. A person with urinary incontinence leaks urine by accident. People with urinary incontinence often have sudden, urgent urge to urinate, … [Read more...]
Is Pelvic Mesh the Same as Hernia Mesh?
There is very little difference between pelvic mesh and hernia mesh. Doctors used both to improve the results of surgery. In many cases, pelvic mesh and hernia mesh were from the same manufacturers. Both pelvic mesh and hernia mesh were associated with complications. In fact, the makers of pelvic meshes ended up paying millions of dollars in … [Read more...]
Are Mesh Surgeries Safe?
Mesh implants are used in a number of surgery types, so it's impossible to give a blanket categorization about the safety of this practice. Several factors affect safety, including where the mesh is implanted, how much is put in, the brand and model of the mesh, and the skill of the surgeon and medical support staff. Common Uses for Surgical … [Read more...]
Can Pelvic Mesh Be Removed?
Pelvic mesh is a type of synthetic netting used by physicians to treat various medical conditions in women. Most types of pelvic mesh are manufactured out of polypropylene and require a surgeon to insert the material inside the pelvis. Many doctors recommend pelvic mesh for medical conditions such as prolapse and stress incontinence. According to … [Read more...]
Mesh Implant Complications and Common Problems
Many women have experienced severe infections, tissue erosion and even organ perforation after being treated with mesh implants. If you’re experiencing any complications or side effects from a mesh implant here’s how you can get help. Getting Help Women who developed pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or incontinence trusted they could find comfort in a … [Read more...]
Manufacturers and Risks
Many women have experienced stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse (pop) caused by pelvic muscles and tissue weakening from childbirth, surgeries and even from menopause. A pelvic organ prolapse is when your pelvic muscles are no longer able to support the pelvic organs like the bladder and urethra. These organs may fall or drop … [Read more...]