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FDA reviews safety of transvaginal mesh

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week is reviewing the safety of surgical mesh used to repair pelvic floor disorders based on a recent report that found transvaginally implanted mesh fail to lead to better outcomes than non-mesh repairs and should be reclassified as posing a high risk to patients. Patient groups are also demanding a recall of the so-called moderate risk devices, saying they were permanently injured by the products. Surgical mesh products are made of non-absorbable synthetic material and are used during transvaginal surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP), a common condition in women caused by ... Read More