Allografts vs. mesh: Experts debate their pros, cons

February 15, 2004

Las Vegas--Which material is better for pelvic floor reconstruction: allografts or synthetic mesh? If you ask two of urology's leading pelvic floor surgeons, each will provide a very different answer. Gary Leach, MD, a proponent of allografts, and Shlomo Raz, MD, a proponent of synthetic slings, made their points known in a verbal face-off at the AUA Western Section annual meeting here