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Do the recent problems/fda advisory concern all vaginal meshes or just certain ones?
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Dr. Hugo Ribot
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No specific products
The fda advisory of 2011 relates to the products known as mesh "kits" which were used to correct vaginal prolapse.
The commonly performed "sling" procedures for stress urinary incontinence, although made of the same material - polypropylene - have not been implicated in any problems. Outcomes of vaginal mesh surgery are highly surgeon dependent, much more than the product used.

In brief: No specific products
The fda advisory of 2011 relates to the products known as mesh "kits" which were used to correct vaginal prolapse.
The commonly performed "sling" procedures for stress urinary incontinence, although made of the same material - polypropylene - have not been implicated in any problems. Outcomes of vaginal mesh surgery are highly surgeon dependent, much more than the product used.
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