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A bladder mesh is a medical device used in the treatment of urinary stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, says the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The material is implanted into the pelvic region to pro... More »

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Pelvic mesh is usually made of polypropylene plastic and is used surgically to repair a pelvic organ prolapse, or POP, according to Drugwatch. It is often called a transvaginal mesh because of one technique used to impla... More »

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A pelvic mesh is a permanent medical device implanted inside a woman's body to reinforce the weakened vaginal wall or to support the urethra or neck of the bladder, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The... More »

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Patients should notify their health care providers if they suffer from ongoing surgical mesh complications after their post-surgery follow-up appointment, reports the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Surgical mesh comp... More »

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Possible complications following bladder sling incontinence treatment procedures include urinary tract infections, difficulties in emptying the bladder and painful sexual intercourse, explains Mayo Clinic. In certain cas... More »

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A mesh sling implant is a medical device used to provide support while repairing weakened or damaged tissue, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The primary purpose of these implants is to treat pelvic o... More »

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A pelvic mesh is a permanent medical device implanted inside a woman's body to reinforce the weakened vaginal wall or to support the urethra or neck of the bladder, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The... More »

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