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  • 2014-04-04

Complications of vaginal mesh in POP surgery

Epublication WebSurg.com, Apr 2014;14(04). URL:
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Professor Cosson thoroughly covers the issue of complications in vaginal mesh surgery. These complications undeniably occur and have been the subject of a highly publicized warning issued by the FDA in the United States. They must nevertheless be put in balance with the benefits of vaginal mesh surgery and the objective and subjective positive results it yields as compared to native tissue repair. Risk factors for complications have been identified, essential among which is the surgeon’s experience, hence the importance of teaching and learning in the field of vaginal mesh repair.