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Study finds mixed results for use of mesh for hernia repair

Among patients undergoing incisional hernia repair, the use of mesh to reinforce the repair was associated with a lower risk of hernia recurrence over 5 years compared with when mesh was not used, alt...

UPDATE 2-California sues Johnson & Johnson over marketing for pelvic mesh

NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) - California has accused Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn doctors and patients about the severity and frequency of complications associated with its pelvic mesh devices....

UPDATE 1-California AG sues Johnson & Johnson over marketing for pelvic mesh

NEW YORK, May 24 (Reuters) - California's attorney general filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn doctors and patients about the severity and frequency of complicatio...

Washington, California Sue J&J In Latest Legal Action Against Vaginal Mesh Implants

The plastic mesh is used to treat pelvic organ prolapse. In response to thousands of injuries from the mesh, the Food and Drug Administration early this year re-labeled the products high risk instead ...

Mesh vs. Suture Closure of Incisional Hernias

Recurrences are less common, but long-term complications are more common, with mesh repair.

Heavyweight Mesh Improves Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal Hernia

The use of heavyweight mesh for laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair is associated with less pain and fewer recurrences, compared with lightweight mesh, researchers from the Nethe...

AGs: Pelvic mesh implants caused dire complications

Dawna Hankins was scheduled to have a partial hysterectomy in 2008 when her doctor suggested implanting a vaginal mesh device at the same time to deal with minor incontinence.

Stenting vs Endarterectomy for Carotid Artery Stenosis

Commentary on a study comparing low-cost mesh with commercial mesh for the repair of inguinal hernias, published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Medscape General Surgery

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Randomized clinical trial comparing self-gripping mesh with a standard polypropylene mesh for open inguinal hernia repair.

The introduction of mesh for open inguinal hernia repair has reduced the rate of recurrence, allowing research to focus on prevention of postoperative pain. In an effort to reduce chronic pain, a semi...

Long-term Results of a Randomized Double-blinded Prospective Trial of a Lightweight (Ultrapro) vs a Heavyweight Mesh (Prolene) in Laparoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair (TULP-trial).

The aim of the randomized clinical trial was to compare the 2 years of clinical outcomes of a lightweight (Ultrapro) vs a heavyweight (Prolene) mesh for laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguin...

Pelvic Prolapse Repair in the Era of Mesh.

Pelvic organ prolapse repair with mesh remains the gold standard for advanced prolapse. There are several surgical approaches available to the pelvic reconstructive surgeon. Prolapse repair can be per...

The Role of Chronic Mesh Infection in Delayed-Onset Vaginal Mesh Complications or Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: Results From Explanted Mesh Cultures.

Vaginal mesh complications necessitating excision are increasingly prevalent. We aim to study whether subclinical chronically infected mesh contributes to the development of delayed-onset mesh complic...

Graft and Mesh Use in Transvaginal Prolapse Repair: A Systematic Review.

To update clinical practice guidelines on graft and mesh use in transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair based on systematic review.

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