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As reconstructive pelvic surgeons sought to reduce anatomical and symptomatic recurrence of transvaginal prolapse, the concept of incorporating an augmenting material was adopted. With this idea, simi...
Kentucky has filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s medical device unit, Ethicon, alleging it concealed and purposely misrepresented the risks involved in its surgical transvaginal mesh pr...
[Articles] Mesh, graft, or standard repair for women having primary transvaginal anterior or posterior compartment prolapse surgery: two parallel-group, multicentre, randomised, controlled trials (PROSPECT)
Augmentation of a vaginal repair with mesh or graft material did not improve women's outcomes in terms of effectiveness, quality of life, adverse effects, or any other outcome in the short term, but m...
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they are stepping up their efforts to assist plaintiffs of the Wright Conserve Metal ...
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...
LOS ANGELES, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Vigna, MD, JD, founder of Life Care Solutions Group and Jane Akre, founder of Mesh Medical Device News Desk today launch a collaborative effort to ...
A synthetic mesh commonly used to treat a form of urinary incontinence as well as the weakening of the female pelvis's walls can lead to complications that increase in frequency with the amount of mes...
Our results support the use of mesh procedures for incontinence, although further research on longer term outcomes would be beneficial. Mesh procedures for anterior and posterior compartment prolapse ...
To update clinical practice guidelines on graft and mesh use in transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair based on systematic review.
To identify litigation predictors among women with complications of transvaginal mesh.
To measure the proportion of women with transvaginal prolapse mesh complications and their association with surgeon volume.
Synthetic mesh utilized to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) can often result in postoperative complications. The objectives of this study were to determine: 1) t...
To investigate long-term outcomes after transvaginal mesh repair among patients with pelvic organ prolapse in different age groups.