Doctors who treat women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI) sometimes recommend that they undergo a surgical procedure to receive a transvaginal mesh implant. The purpose of the synthetic or natural mesh is to strengthen the weakened areas of the vagina. POP causes ligaments and muscles surrounding the vagina to … [Read more...]
How Long Does Vaginal Mesh Last?
Vaginal mesh is implanted in the vagina to support the bladder and/or other pelvic organs. The implant is designed to be permanent if a non-absorbable material is used, as tissue grows through and around the mesh after surgery, making it very difficult to remove at a later date. If an absorbable material is used, it will dissolve over time, leaving … [Read more...]
Which Vaginal Mesh Implants May Be Having Complications
There has been numerous reports of vaginal mesh implant complications, and they come from name brand products that you already know or heard of. It's important to know the risks that follow and vaginal mesh implant procedures. Make sure you talk to your doctor to find out which one is right for you and be aware of the risks. Most recent reports … [Read more...]