…the fact of the matter is that there are MANY mesh slings for SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence) that ARE in litigation, because they are also causing major complications. Even some of the newest, smallest, SIMS (Single-incision Mini-slings) cause mesh complications too, and have lawsuits against them.
TVM? TVT? TOT? SIMS? Tape? Sling? Plug? Patch? It’s all still mesh. Here’s a run-down of mesh-related terms.
Sharing this article that was recently published in the International Urogynecology Journal, titled “Systematic reviews of apical prolapse surgery: are we being misled down a dangerous path?” It has to do with the claim of superiority of sacrocolpopexy (SC) over other pelvic organ prolapse (POP) procedures, which included: “The addition of mesh, whether abdominally or… Read More ›
Is it the mesh? Or where and how it is placed? What about hernia mesh? Or implanting a surgical mesh through the abdomen to correct prolapse? Is it just the vaginally placed mesh that is causing all the problems? Not that my opinion counts for much, but for what it’s worth? No. I can’t believe… Read More ›
There are even those who had the mesh implanted by a reputable UroGynecologist that have had issues. One woman even stated;
“I had an excellent surgeon place the mesh. When I was examined by a different doctor, she was visibly shaken when she saw who did the mesh placement.
AUGS and the FDA keep saying transvaginal mesh should be reserved for “high risk” patients, and used more as a last resort. However, mesh for SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence) is still going full speed ahead. So, is SUI a “high risk” problem? I think not. I’d rather have my original SUI problem any day than… Read More ›