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BBC Newsnight on Implants and MHRA

Synthetic polypropylene slings (such as TVT, TVT-O and TOT) are implants but, as the BBC Newsnight feature on artificial hips explained, implants in the UK are very poorly regulated. Jeremy Paxman questioned Kent Woods, Chief Executive of the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) about their regulation process and Woods admitted that the de Puy implant … Continue reading

Worried about TVT tape?

I am setting up this blog to help women who are worried and need information following surgery to have the TVT (or other synthetic sub-urethral sling) implanted. I also hope to provide advice and information to women considering having this surgery. I’m hoping to post on a number of topics related to mesh surgery and complications, such … Continue reading

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