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Controversy exists about the safety of synthetic mesh slings (SMUS). The aim of this feasibility study is to avail ourselves of a potential cohort derived from approximately 130,000 patients who filed lawsuits against mesh manufacturers. We aim to evaluate the prevalence, severity, diagnostic and treatment outcomes of SMUS complications. Ultimately, the data may be used to estimate the proportion of litigation cases with proven mesh-related complications and the nature of mesh complications.
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Name: The Journal of urology
Many women are affected by stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Due to investigations of the safety of synthetic mesh slings, there has been renewed interest in autologous slings. The aim of this study ...
We evaluated the effect of transvaginal mesh (TVM) surgery for voiding function and continence using noninvasive examination and questionnaire. The present study aimed to ascertain which categories of...
The aim of our study was to analyze the mid-term safety and efficacy of single incision sling ALTIS (Coloplast ) for female SUI surgery.
Complications from mesh procedures (i.e. insertion of tension-free vaginal tapes (TVT), trans-obturator tapes (TOT) and suprapubic slings (SS)) used during surgical treatment of stress uri...
Urinary incontinence (UI) is a major public health issue affecting up to 25-50% of all women and has a detrimental impact on patient quality of life. Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is t...
Examining custom made sling vs. off the shelf sling for immobilization following pediatric upper extremity fractures.
This study will assess the feasibility and success of performing the SolyxTM SIMUS in the office using the Dynamic Interactive Standing Sling Technique (DISSTTM). Study endpoints will be f...
This is a prospective study to assess the feasibility and success of performing an intra-operative standing cough test and the correlation with the long term success of the sling surgery.
Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.
Complications that affect patients during surgery. They may or may not be associated with the disease for which the surgery is done, or within the same surgical procedure.
Information application based on a variety of coding methods to minimize the amount of data to be stored, retrieved, or transmitted. Data compression can be applied to various forms of data, such as images and signals. It is used to reduce costs and increase efficiency in the maintenance of large volumes of data.
Various units or machines that operate in combination or in conjunction with a computer but are not physically part of it. Peripheral devices typically display computer data, store data from the computer and return the data to the computer on demand, prepare data for human use, or acquire data from a source and convert it to a form usable by a computer. (Computer Dictionary, 4th ed.)
The science and art of collecting, summarizing, and analyzing data that are subject to random variation. The term is also applied to the data themselves and to the summarization of the data.