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trocar injury during transvaginal mesh implantation

John N Nguyen, Sharon M Jakus-Waldman, Andrew J Walter, Terry White, Shawn A Menefee
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the perioperative complication and reoperation rates associated with slings and prolapse repairs using mesh and biologic grafts. METHODS: Analysis of all female members of Kaiser Permanente Southern and Northern California and Hawaii who underwent sling procedures or pelvic organ prolapse surgeries using implanted grafts or mesh between September 1, 2008, and May 31, 2010. Physicians' Current Procedural Terminology Coding System, 4th edition, International Classification of Diseases, 9th Revision, and surgical implant logs were used to identify the procedures performed, implants used, perioperative complications, and readmissions and reoperations within 12 months of the index surgery...
March 2012: Obstetrics and Gynecology
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