How complications from mesh mid-urethral sling surgery affect patients

“Some women described not being told any risks of the surgery… while other women did recall having risks described,” says investigator Pansy Uberoi, MD, MPH.

In this interview, Una Lee, MD, and Pansy Uberoi, MD, MPH, discuss findings from the recent study, “Listening to women: a qualitative analysis of experiences after complications from mesh mid-urethral sling surgery,” for which they served as study authors. Lee is a urologist at Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington and assistant clinical professor of urology at the University of Washington, Seattle, and Uberoi is a fellow in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center.

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