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Mesh Removal

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Disabling complications with slings for managing female stress urinary incontinence

Ordorica, Rodriguez, Coste-Delvecchio, Hoffman, Lockhart 2008 The authors of this paper report an increase in the number of women being referred with disabling complications after conservative treatment for problems following sling surgery has failed.  Synthetic slings are currently the standard surgery for women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI).  They have become popular because they do not … Continue reading

Surgical Removal of Mesh

Surgical removal of TVT mesh is possible, but it is not without risks.  There appear to be few surgeons in the UK who are experienced in removal techniques: many surgeons can insert TVT but there seems to be a lack of skilled surgeons with the expertise to perform tape removal.  Surgical removal is a much more complex intra-operative procedure compared with TVT … Continue reading

Videos of Mesh Removal on You Tube

Click on the following links to You Tube to see operations to cut or remove mesh slings because of mesh complications such as pain, erosion or voiding issues: Laparoscopic Removal of Retropubic TVT Mesh by surgeon Natalia Price at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK Complete Laparoscopic Resection of TVT, Assistance-Publique Hopitaux de Paris, France Laparoscopic … Continue reading