Mesh Prolapse Procedures On the Rise, Researchers Report

April 2013
Renal & Urology News;Apr2013, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p26
The article reports on the study conducted by Michele Jonsson Funk of the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill and colleagues which found an increasing rate of mesh prolapse procedures, with the vst majority procedure are vaginal mesh surgeries.


Related Articles

  • Site-specific prolapse surgery. I. Reliability and durability of native tissue paravaginal repair. Reid, Richard I.; Hui You; Kehui Luo // International Urogynecology Journal;May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p591 

    Introduction and hypothesis: This study aims to compare native tissue abdominal and vaginal paravaginal repair, and to investigate whether surgical outcome was independent of operative route. Methods: Retrospective comparison of 111 displacement cysto-urethrocoeles, repaired between 1997 and...

  • Site-specific prolapse surgery. II. Vaginal paravaginal repair augmented with either synthetic mesh or remodelling xenograft. Reid, Richard I.; Kehui Luo // International Urogynecology Journal;May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p601 

    Introduction and hypothesis: This study aims to answer the question, 'Does tissue augmentation improve the mechanical repair of displacement cystourethrocoele?' Methods: A retrospective cohort study comparing 108 bridging graft vaginal paravaginal repairs (89 tissue-inductive xenografts and 19...

  • On cost alone, hand-cut mesh beats kits, colporrhaphy. Allen, Penny // Urology Times;Dec2010, Vol. 38 Issue 13, p14 

    The article focuses on the study conducted by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas to find procedures used for anterior vaginal prolapse repair. It reports that researchers compared the costs of three types of procedures on the basis of Medicare reimbursement for surgeon...

  • Comparing operations for POP: the importance of standardization of surgical technique. Favero, Giovanni; Bortolini, Maria // International Urogynecology Journal;Feb2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p151 

    The authors reflect on the importance of standardization of surgical technique for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). They discuss topics on several types of operations to support apical prolapse, the advantages of laparoscopy over the abdominal and vaginal approaches, and whether to separately...

  • Long-term outcomes of synthetic transobturator nonabsorbable anterior mesh versus anterior colporrhaphy in symptomatic, advanced pelvic organ prolapse surgery. Lo, Tsia-Shu; Pue, Leng; Tan, Yiap; Wu, Pei-Ying // International Urogynecology Journal;Feb2014, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p257 

    Introduction and hypothesis: Anterior vaginal mesh (AVM) combined with sacrospinous ligament fixation (SSF) yields better long-term success rates over anterior colporrhaphy (AC) in advanced pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery, with a low rate of mesh-related complications. Methods: Medical...

  • Measurement of transurethral bladder neck displacement during tension-free vaginal tape procedure. Abbasy, Shameem A.; Kenton, Kimberly; Brubaker, Linda; Mueller, Elizabeth R. // International Urogynecology Journal;Jun2011, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p721 

    Introduction and hypothesis: The rigid catheter guide is used during the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedure to direct the bladder neck away from the retropubic passage of the sling arm. Our aim was to measure, using transperineal ultrasound, the amount of bladder neck displacement by the...

  • One-day versus 3-day suprapubic catheterization after vaginal prolapse surgery: a prospective randomized trial. Van Der Steen, Annemarie; Detollenaere, Renee; Den Boon, Jan; Van Eijndhoven, Hugo // International Urogynecology Journal;May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p563 

    Introduction and hypothesis: For prolonged catheterization after vaginal prolapse surgery with anterior colporrhaphy, the optimal duration to prevent overdistention of the bladder remains unknown. We designed this study to determine the optimal length of catheterization. Methods: We conducted a...

  • Posterior intravaginal slingplasty: efficacy and complications in a continuous series of 118 cases. Cosma, Stefano; Preti, Mario; Mitidieri, Marco; Petruzzelli, Paolo; Possavino, Federica; Menato, Guido // International Urogynecology Journal;May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p611 

    Introduction and hypothesis: Posterior intravaginal slingplasty (PIVS) is a minimally invasive procedure that aims to suspend vaginal vault. Our study evaluated efficacy and complications of PIVS at long-term follow-up. Methods: One hundred eighteen consecutive women underwent PIVS operation for...

  • Trocarless system for mesh attachment in pelvic organ prolapse repair-1-year evaluation. Alcalay, Menachem; Cosson, Michel; Livneh, Miron; Lucot, Jean-Philippe; Von Theobald, Peter // International Urogynecology Journal;May2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p551 

    Introduction and hypothesis: EndoFast Reliantâ„¢ system is a novel technology for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) repair that attaches mesh directly with metal fasteners. Methods: This was a prospective multicenter study in 20 women who underwent vaginal POP repair to evaluate safety and...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics