Removal of faulty mesh for incontinence may not improve women's - WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports for Montgomery, AL.

May 19, 2014 3:09 PM

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Removal of faulty mesh for incontinence may not improve women's - WSFA.com: News Weather and Sports for Montgomery, AL.

MONDAY, May 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Removal of vaginal mesh -- a device implanted to help support a woman's pelvic organs -- won't necessarily improve side effects such as pain and incontinence related to the device, suggests the mixed results from a pair of new studies.

The findings, reported Monday at the American Urological Association's annual meeting, come at a time of growing safety concerns over vaginal mesh devices. Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said it will require stricter oversight of the products -- specifically, as they are use...

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