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Update on Mesh used for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Andrew Korda AM* and Hans Peter Dietz

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000133

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    • Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Medical Centre, Newtown, Australia

    *Corresponding author: Andrew Korda AM, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Medical Centre, Level 4, Room 404, 100 Carillon Avenue, Newtown, NSW 2042, Australia

Received: June 08, 2017   Published: June 15, 2017

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In the last twenty years, we have seen mesh used initially for the treatment of urinary incontinence with great efficacy and for pelvic organ prolapse, which in some women have had a negative impact and unexpected morbidity. This has resulted in issuing of warnings by regulatory authorities [1-5] the voluntary removal of some of these products from the market, adverse publicity in the media and an impending Senate Enquiry.

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