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Anyone have cure without mesh for pelvic organ prolapse?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Pessaries can help but most women won't use them long term. Mesh seems to be the only permanent solution since you treat the vaginal prolapse as the hernia that it is.
The colporrhaphy operations are over 100 years old and treat a lateral defect with a central repair & usually don't hold. Despite the lawyer's commercials, most mesh repairs do very well.

In brief: Yes

Pessaries can help but most women won't use them long term. Mesh seems to be the only permanent solution since you treat the vaginal prolapse as the hernia that it is.
The colporrhaphy operations are over 100 years old and treat a lateral defect with a central repair & usually don't hold. Despite the lawyer's commercials, most mesh repairs do very well.
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Dr. Bryan Treacy
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Dr. Abraham Morse
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Most repairs can use

Your own tissue and stitches.
Mesh is still appropriate in some cases. When used by an experienced gyn surgeon or urogynecologist it has reasonable risks. Make sure your surgeon does these surgeries regularly.

In brief: Most repairs can use

Your own tissue and stitches.
Mesh is still appropriate in some cases. When used by an experienced gyn surgeon or urogynecologist it has reasonable risks. Make sure your surgeon does these surgeries regularly.
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Dr. J. Kyle Mathews
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology

In brief: Yes

Treatment of pop without mesh or graft may be non surgical by using a pessary and/or in mild cases pelvic floor physical therapy.
Surgical treatment may be by traditional a & p repair, (procedures that are over 100 years old) witch now are called native tissue repairs or sacrospinous fixation ( attaching the vagina to a ligament in the pelvis) . The problem with these is high failure rates.

In brief: Yes

Treatment of pop without mesh or graft may be non surgical by using a pessary and/or in mild cases pelvic floor physical therapy.
Surgical treatment may be by traditional a & p repair, (procedures that are over 100 years old) witch now are called native tissue repairs or sacrospinous fixation ( attaching the vagina to a ligament in the pelvis) . The problem with these is high failure rates.
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