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Characterization of the T-Cell Response to Polypropylene Mesh in Women With Complications

Tennyson, Lauren; Rytel, Matthew; Palcsey, Stacy; Meyn, Leslie; Liang, Rui; Moalli, Pamela

Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey: May 2019 - Volume 74 - Issue 5 - p 274–275
doi: 10.1097/01.ogx.0000557738.46753.6a
GYNECOLOGY: UROGYNECOLOGY
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(Abstracted from Am J Obstet Gynecol 2019;220:187.e1–187.e8)

Polypropylene mesh has been widely used as surgical treatment for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. Although mesh provides favorable functional and anatomic outcomes, its use has been limited by complications.

Departments of Urology (L.T.) and Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine (L.M., R.L., P.M.), University of Pittsburgh; and Magee Women's Research Institute (M.R., S.P., R.L., P.M.), Pittsburgh, PA

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