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Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology:
doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e3181cefab8
Vaginal Surgery

Insertion and Removal of Vaginal Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

M. MUFFLY, TYLER MD; BARBER, MATTHEW D. MD, MHS

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Abstract

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.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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