Stress Urinary Incontinence: Coloplast Altis Mini-sling versus Bulking Agents

“There was no discernible difference in terms of effectiveness or quality of life between patients treated with bulking agents and those treated with single-incision slings (Coloplast’s Altis sling)” states Dr. Lorenzo Campanella, Rome, Italy. What else did Dr. Campanella’s study, “Ultraminimally Invasive Surgery in Stress Urinary Incontinence Treatment: Prospective Comparative Analysis between Comparative Analysis between [...]

2024-06-11T18:19:17+00:00April 5th, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Mid-Urethral Sling Update: Final Chapter for Polypropylene Mesh has Begun

“There is a biodegradable mesh approaching the market that is resorbed from the body over two years and replaced by collagen. Not a permanent device because it is 100% degraded and removed from the body. This and other technology should push the defective cash cow polypropylene mid-urethral slings from the market that have injured two [...]

2024-05-28T21:03:33+00:00April 3rd, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Mid-urethral Sling Update: Safer Alternative Designs Lining Up, Biodegradable Scaffold

“Safer alternative designs for the defective polypropylene mesh that was banned in transvaginal placement for pelvic organ prolapse in 2019 and causing ongoing groin pain in women who undergo mid-urethral sling placement are lining up” says Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national mid-urethral sling, malpractice attorney. Dr. Greg Vigna, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, states, “PVDF has [...]

2024-05-23T22:10:07+00:00April 2nd, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

“Prophylactic” Mid-urethral Sling Placement at Time of Hysterectomy: End of a Dark Era

“In patients with low-risk cervical cancer, simple hysterectomy was not inferior to radical hysterectomy with respect to the 3-year incidence of pelvic recurrence and was associated with a lower risk of urinary incontinence”… Dr. Marie Plante, New England Journal of Medicine, 2024; 390: 819-829. What else did Dr. Plante report in “Simple versus Radical Hysterectomy [...]

2024-05-17T22:17:26+00:00March 21st, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: More Bad News for the Coloplast Altis Mid-urethral Sling … Groin Pain

“The study aims to compare the efficacy and safety of bulking agents and single-incision slings … at our follow-up there was no discernible difference in terms of effectiveness or quality of life between patients treated with bulking agents and those treated with single-incision slings (Coloplast’s Altis sling)” … Dr. Lorenzo Campanella, Rome, Italy. What else [...]

2024-05-17T21:10:03+00:00March 18th, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vaginal Mesh Update: Transobturator Sling Removal with Pudendal Neurolysis

Polypropylene-induced fibrosis links to pudendal neuralgia; red flag symptoms and PVDF benefits emphasized In our second clinical case, an irritation of the nerve might have occurred due to the fibrosis generated by the posteriorly deviated passage of the sling in the obturator foramen, close to the sacrospinous ligament” … Dr. Nasser Habib, Gynecologist, Siena, [...]

2024-02-15T01:09:40+00:00February 23rd, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Follow-up on the Single-incision Mini-Sling NEJM Data

The underlying data compared complications of the retropubic slings with transobturator slings and compared the Altis mini-sling to Bard’s mini-sling. We have been waiting for the underlying data from the New England Journal of Medicine, published on March 31, 2022. The underlying data compared complications of the retropubic slings with transobturator slings and compared [...]

2024-02-14T17:29:17+00:00February 18th, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Midurethral Sling Update: 2023 Nearly Over, PVDF Still Not Available in United States

Mid-urethral slings made from PVDF are still not available in the United States, despite being available across the rest of the world Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) is known to have better textile and biological properties”… Dr. Ann-Sophia Page, European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Volume 279, December 2022, pgs. 60-71. Dr. Greg [...]

2024-02-14T17:25:07+00:00February 16th, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Dynamesh (PVDF): One Step at a Time to the Transvaginal Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Dynamesh makers taking a responsible and deliberate path toward acceptance of PVDF as a useful biomaterial for transvaginal treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. The makers of Dynamesh (PVDF), in a 2023 study from Taiwan, appear to be taking a responsible and deliberate path towards general acceptance of PVDF as a useful biomaterial for the [...]

2024-02-14T17:15:21+00:00February 14th, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Dynamesh (PVDF): One Step at a Time to the Transvaginal Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Dynamesh makers taking a responsible and deliberate path toward acceptance of PVDF as a useful biomaterial for transvaginal treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. “The makers of Dynamesh (PVDF), in a 2023 study from Taiwan, appear to be taking a responsible and deliberate path towards general acceptance of PVDF as a useful biomaterial for the [...]

2024-01-07T02:27:32+00:00February 5th, 2024|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments
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