Transvaginal mesh for pelvic prolapse: Avoiding and managing complications

September 1, 2010

The increasing popularity of synthetic mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse has led to a rise in the incidence of certain unique mesh-related complications, including extrusion, erosion, and pain, in a minority of patients. Management of these events is generally straightforward and leads to resolution of bothersome symptoms in the vast majority of patients.

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