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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29217786/transvaginal-mesh-failure-lessons-for-regulation-of-implantable-devices
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Carl Heneghan, Jeffrey K Aronson, Ben Goldacre, Kamal R Mahtani, Annette Plüddemann, Igho Onakpoya
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
December 7, 2017: BMJ: British Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29212782/trials-of-transvaginal-mesh-devices-for-pelvic-organ-prolapse-a-systematic-database-review-of-the-us-fda-approval-process
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Carl J Heneghan, Ben Goldacre, Igho Onakpoya, Jeffrey K Aronson, Tom Jefferson, Annette Pluddemann, Kamal R Mahtani
INTRODUCTION: Transvaginal mesh devices are approved in the USA by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), through the 510(k) system. However, there is uncertainty about the benefit to harm balance of mesh approved for pelvic organ prolapse. We, therefore, assessed the evidence at the time of approval for transvaginal mesh products and the impact of safety studies the FDA mandated in 2012 because of emerging harms. METHODS: We used FDA databases to determine the evidence for approval of transvaginal mesh...
December 6, 2017: BMJ Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29170793/clinical-predictors-and-risk-factors-for-vaginal-mesh-extrusion
#3
Usah Khrucharoen, Patkawat Ramart, Judy Choi, Diana Kang, Ja-Hong Kim, Shlomo Raz
PURPOSES: Our study aims to enhance the accuracy of the clinical diagnosis in patients with vaginal mesh extrusion following transvaginal mesh placement for pelvic organ prolapse using significant clinical parameters and risk factors. METHODS: All patients who underwent vaginal mesh removal were retrospectively reviewed from January 2000 to May 2014. Eligible patients were divided into two groups according to the presence of vaginal mesh extrusion. RESULTS: A total of 862 patients, 798 were included...
November 24, 2017: World Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29167974/long-term-outcome-of-vaginal-mesh-or-native-tissue-in-recurrent-prolapse-a-randomized-controlled-trial
#4
Alfredo L Milani, Anne Damoiseaux, Joanna IntHout, Kirsten B Kluivers, Mariella I J Withagen
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Our aim was to evaluate clinically relevant long-term outcomes of transvaginal mesh or native tissue repair in women with recurrent pelvic organ prolapse (POP). METHODS: We performed a 7-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial on trocar-guided mesh placement or native tissue repair in women with recurrent POP. Primary outcome was composite success, defined as absence of POP beyond the hymen, absence of bulge symptoms, and absence of retreatment for POP...
November 22, 2017: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29119201/-implants-for-genital-prolapse-contra-mesh-surgery
#5
REVIEW
C Hampel
Alloplastic transvaginal meshes have become very popular in the surgery of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) as did alloplastic suburethral slings in female stress incontinence surgery, but without adequate supporting data. The simplicity of the mesh procedure facilitates its propagation with acceptance of higher revision and complication rates. Since attending physicians do more and more prolapse surgeries without practicing or teaching alternative techniques, expertise in these alternatives, which might be very useful in cases of recurrence, persistence or complications, is permanently lost...
November 8, 2017: Der Urologe. Ausg. A
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29107118/transvaginal-single-port-laparoscopy-sacrocolpopexy
#6
Yisong Chen, Junwei Li, Ying Zhang, Keqin Hua
STUDY OBJECTIVE: To describe our technique of transvaginal sacrocolpopexy using single-port laparoscopy for middle compartment Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP). DESIGN: Step-by-step explanation of the procedure using video. SETTING: More and more patients are pursuing minimally invasive surgery, which is becoming the trends for gynecological surgery nowadays. POP is not an exception. With application of natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTEs), minimally invasive transvaginal sacrocolpopexy surgery assisted by single-port laparoendoscopy for POP becomes feasible...
October 26, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29080723/no-351-transvaginal-mesh-procedures-for-pelvic-organ-prolapse
#7
Maryse Larouche, Roxana Geoffrion, Jens-Erik Walter
OBJECTIVE: This guideline reviews the evidence related to the risks and benefits of using transvaginal mesh in pelvic organ prolapse repairs in order to update recommendations initially made in 2011. INTENDED USERS: Gynaecologists, residents, urologists, urogynaecologists, and other health care providers who assess, counsel, and care for women with pelvic organ prolapse. TARGET POPULATION: Adult women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse considering surgery and those who have previously undergone transvaginal mesh procedures for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse...
November 2017: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada: JOGC, Journal D'obstétrique et Gynécologie du Canada: JOGC
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29024800/transvaginal-resection-of-an-infected-sacrocolpopexy-mesh-by-single-port-trocar
#8
Marie Schaub, Lise Lecointre, Emilie Faller, Thomas Boisramé, Jean-Jacques Baldauf, Cherif Youssef Akladios
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 9, 2017: Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28981495/mesh-abdominal-wall-hernia-surgery-is-safe-and-effective-the-harm-new-zealand-media-has-done
#9
Steven Kelly
Patients in New Zealand have now developed a fear of mesh abdominal wall hernia repair due to inaccurate media reporting. This article outlines the extensive literature that confirms abdominal wall mesh hernia repair is safe and effective. The worsening confidence in the transvaginal mesh prolapse repair should not adversely affect the good results of mesh abdominal wall hernia repair. New Zealand general surgeons are well trained in providing modern hernia surgery.
October 6, 2017: New Zealand Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28974489/consultant-says-public-should-be-allowed-to-comment-on-scottish-report-of-transvaginal-mesh-implants
#10
Ingrid Torjesen
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 3, 2017: BMJ: British Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28970142/pathological-findings-in-explanted-vaginal-mesh
#11
Li Li, Xiaoyuan Wang, Ji Young Park, Hao Chen, Yiying Wang, Wenxin Zheng
In light of the legal issues and the shortage of data on histopathological findings, we summarized our experience on how explanted vaginal mesh specimens were managed in a surgical pathology practice during the last 5years. Clinical history and pathology reports were collected from 155 women undergoing transvaginal tape excision. The degree of chronic inflammation, fibrosis, foreign-body giant cell reactions, the number of capillary vessels and nerve fibers, and the presence or absence of adipose tissue were recorded...
September 29, 2017: Human Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28954448/-evaluation-of-transperineal-sonography-for-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms-after-pelvic-floor-reconstruction
#12
X L Zhong, J Song, Y L Xu, X L Lyu, X H Zhong, A P Wang, Y F Song
Objective: To evaluate transperineal sonography for lower urinary tract symptoms after pelvic floor reconstruction. Methods: Eighty-three patients with severe pelvic organ prolapse received surgeries in Fuzhou General Hospital from September 2014 to September 2015, dividing into two groups: 27 patients were selected to receive transvaginal mesh (TVM) pelvic floor reconstruction surgery with tension-free vaginal tape-Abbrevo (TVT-Abbrevo) incontinence surgery, named TVM+TVT-Abbrevo group; 56 patients were selected to receive TVM pelvic floor reconstruction surgery only, named TVM group...
September 25, 2017: Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke za Zhi
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28921924/effects-of-surgical-anatomical-correction-of-pelvic-anterior-compartment-defect-on-lower-urinary-tract-symptoms
#13
Emre Baser, Safak Ozdemirci, Dilek Uysal, Ertugrul Karahanoglu, Akın Sivaslioglu
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the effects of surgical anatomical correction on lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in patients with a pelvic anterior compartment defect (PACD). METHODS: This prospective study was carried out on 30 women who had stage II-IV PACD. The women were questioned regarding LUTS symptoms such as urgency, urge incontinence, frequency, hesitancy, abnormal emptying, nocturia and dysuria pre and postoperatively. After a 7-month follow up, the comparison of LUTS symptoms with respect to their healing, existence or de novo appearance was performed using the McNemar and Bowner and Wilcoxon signed-rank tests...
September 17, 2017: Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28906261/the-disability-impact-and-associated-cost-per-disability-in-women-who-underwent-surgical-revision-of-transvaginal-mesh-kits-for-prolapse-repair
#14
Pouya Javadian, S Abbas Shobeiri
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to investigate disability impact in patients and cost to the families of patients who have had complications of transvaginal prolapse mesh kits and underwent surgical revision. METHODS: Patients who developed complications of transvaginal mesh kits for prolapse and who had undergone vaginal prolapse mesh surgical revision/removal in 2009 to 2014 at a single institution were identified by Current Procedural Terminology codes...
September 13, 2017: Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28871666/transperineal-rectocele-repair-a-systematic-review
#15
REVIEW
Eleanor F Zimmermann, Richard S Hayes, Ian R Daniels, Neil J Smart, Andrea M Warwick
BACKGROUND: Transperineal rectocele repairs, either as isolated fascial repair or in combination with mesh augmentation, are hypothesized to reduce the risk of complications compared with alternative techniques. AIM: The aim of this study was to ascertain long-term success and complication rates following transperineal rectocele repairs. METHOD: A literature search of PubMed and Embase was performed using the terms 'transperineal rectocele', 'rectocele', 'transperineal' and 'repair'...
September 4, 2017: ANZ Journal of Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28852790/informed-consent-checklists-for-midurethral-slings-a-common-sense-approach
#16
G Alessandro Digesu, Steven Swift, Victoria Handley
INTRODUCTION AND HYPOTHESIS: Following the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) warning about the use of transvaginal mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and the use of single-incision slings to treat incontinence, the number of lawsuits for medical negligence regarding the use of any polypropylene mesh in the vagina has increased tremendously. METHODS: This same FDA document did not question the use of polypropylene midurethral slings and polypropylene for sacrocolpopexies...
November 2017: International Urogynecology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28791224/midurethral-slings-in-the-mesh-litigation-era
#17
REVIEW
John Chang, Dominic Lee
Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) has always been a major health issue for women. With the progression of technology and surgical techniques, mid urethral slings (MUS) used in both transvaginal and transobturator routes have become the gold standard in the treatment of SUI. There is ample short to mid-term data confirming the efficacy and safety in using MUS in treating SUI in women. However, long-term data supporting the use of MUS in women to treat SUI is scarce. There has been much controversy surrounding the US Food and Drug Administrations' (FDA) public notification of potential complications surrounding the use of transvaginal mesh, which has been magnified and generalised by the media; but despite this there has still been substantial growth and uptake of MUS for treating SUI...
July 2017: Translational Andrology and Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28777192/sexual-function-after-prolapse-repair
#18
Abigail Shatkin-Margolis, Rachel N Pauls
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: The purpose of this review is to summarize available literature (from the last 18 months) assessing sexual function following pelvic reconstructive surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). We include vaginal native tissue repair, abdominal/laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy, transvaginal mesh repair, and obliterative procedures. The goal is to assist providers in counseling patients and to identify areas needed for further research. RECENT FINDINGS: When compared with pessary management, women who undergo POP surgical repair achieve their sexual function goals more often...
October 2017: Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28736208/use-of-transvaginal-mesh-what-the-surgeon-should-consider
#19
EDITORIAL
Elizabeth R Mueller
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 19, 2017: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28727128/transvaginal-six-arm-mesh-opur-in-women-with-apical-pelvic-organ-prolapse-analysis-of-short-term-results-pelvic-floor-ultrasound-evaluation
#20
Tomasz Kluz, Edyta Wlaźlak, Grzegorz Surkont
OBJECTIVES: Analysis of feasibility, efficacy and short-term results after six-arm transvaginal mesh OPUR implantation in women with apical prolapse. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The same surgeon operated all of 39 women using mesh OPUR. Preoperatively patients had a standardized interview and clinical examination. Intraoperative and postoperative complications were analyzed. Postoperative evaluation included standardized interview, clinical examination and standardized pelvic floor ultrasound performed with 2D transvaginal probe and 4D abdominal probe...
2017: Ginekologia Polska
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