Insertion and removal of vaginal mesh for pelvic organ prolapse.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

A variety of surgical meshes are available to correct pelvic organ prolapse. This article discusses benefits and risks of vaginal mesh use. Emphasis is placed on the appropriate surgical technique to improve outcomes and minimize mesh complications. Placement options are reviewed with the discussion of self-tailored mesh, trocar-based mesh kits, and non-trocar mesh kits. This article also reviews the management of mesh complications including the technique for mesh removal.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • M Muffly, T; Barber, MD

Published Date

  • March 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 53 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 99 - 114

PubMed ID

  • 20142647

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1532-5520

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181cefab8


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States