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Complications of vaginal Mesh for stress incontinence. Aleem. M.A., Hakkim. A.M. BMJ 2017;359:j5515

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Transvaginal mesh failure: lessons for regulation of implantable devices

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5515 (Published 07 December 2017)

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Complications of vaginal Mesh for stress incontinence

Vaginal mesh for stress incontinence can cause complications such as erosion, pain, infection, bleeding, pain during sex, neurogenic pain psychological stress, organ perforation and urinary problems. Many of these complications require additional treatment, including surgery. So it can be avoided and advice sought about other safer treatments for stress incontinence.

Competing interests: No competing interests

08 December 2017

M.A. Aleem

Neurologist

A.M.Hakkim

ABC Hospital

Trichy 620018 Tamilnadu India

@drmaaleem