Tag Archive: Prolene mesh

Sep 06

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery and Graft Complications 1950-present

Vaginal prolapse surgery with synthetic and non-synthetic graft material – Concerns about the use of graft material, particularly Prolene mesh, continue to mount after the most recent FDA warning on mesh in vaginal surgery.  These diligent authors from Michigan, Texas, Massachussetts, Washington State, New Mexico and Israel combed the international medical literature in all languages from …

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Jun 13

Prolene mesh and your prolapse surgery – erosions, sex, and the latest data

Prolene Mesh and Pelvic Organ Prolapse Cystocele, rectocele, erosions, sex, mesh shrinkage, folding and thickening     You can’t make this stuff up. Prolene mesh is the product name for a permanent plastic mesh with many implantation applications in reconstructive surgery. Prolene mesh is used to fix large and small abdominal hernias, inguinal hernias, hernias …

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Oct 28

Prolene mesh and your prolapse repair – a word from the wise

In 2008 the FDA posted a warning (FDA warning on use of mesh in prolapse and incontinence repairs) on the use of prolene mesh in reconstructive female pelvic surgery.  This warning came from the plethora of complaints registered with the FDA from patients with prolapse repaired with various formulations of a plastic mesh called Prolene. …

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