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With mesh surgery, removal of problematic mesh handled by one of the most experienced physicians near Woodstock

removal of problematic mesh handled by one of the most experienced physicians near Woodstock

Several years ago, science seemed to have a solution for women suffering from stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse. With the insertion of a transvaginal mesh to support weakened muscles in the pelvic floor, women, in theory, would experience a marked decrease in pressure, pain, and urine leakage.   By design, transvaginal mesh is a wonderful idea. In practicality, this solution has helped many women find greater comfort and confidence. On the other hand, transvaginal mesh is also associated with several painful complications and is the focus of thousands of lawsuits. At Partners in Pelvic Health at North Shore … Continue reading

Exposure addressed with mesh surgery by one of the most experienced removal physicians in Park City

mesh surgery by one of the most experienced removal physicians in Park City

Problems such as stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and even hernia, have been treated with mesh. In the ten-plus years this surgical procedure has been performed, thousands of women have achieved the results they have sought with this treatment. At the same time, surgical treatment with transvaginal mesh has not been without side effects. As much as ten percent of women who have received mesh surgery have experienced some type of adverse result and have needed subsequent removal or revision of the mesh.   The most common complication from transvaginal mesh surgery identified by physicians has been pain, and … Continue reading

Transvaginal mesh removal takes serious consideration in our Woodstock area offices

Transvaginal mesh removal takes serious consideration in our Woodstock

Women with stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse may struggle with concerns such as discomfort, intense pressure, and urinary leakage. Any one of these problems can lead to embarrassment and can become significant enough to detrimentally impact quality of life. In recent years, the solution to stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapsed was believed to be transvaginal mesh surgery.   What we have learned in the past several years is that transvaginal mesh can cause painful complications that may have to be corrected with revision or removal procedures. In the Woodstock, Park City, and Lake Forest offices of … Continue reading

Signs you may be a candidate for vaginal mesh removal or revision in Park City

candidate for vaginal mesh removal Signs

Since the 1950s, mesh implants were used medically for hernia repair. As early as the 1970s, the use of mesh implants had advanced into the area of urogynecology. Women around the globe found new hope in their efforts to minimize the effects of pelvic organ prolapsed and urinary stress incontinence. Very quickly, however, the problems associated with the use of transvaginal mesh began surfacing. As early as the 1990s, studies began to determine the extent and frequency of many transvaginal mesh problems. In response to various complaints and survey results, the FDA issued a public health notification, and has updated … Continue reading

Do mesh surgery removal physicians near Chicago and Woodstock advise removal in the asymptomatic patient?

mesh surgery removal physicians near Chicago and Woodstock

There is no doubt the vaginal mesh can become far more trouble than originally intended when placed for pelvic organ prolapse or some other problem. Due to the immense amount of negative press that women hear and read about vaginal mesh, millions live with the question of whether they should seek mesh removal surgery. Among the most specialized physicians for this issue, Dr. Sanjay Gandhi has treated many women from the Chicago area in his Woodstock, Park City, and Lake Forest offices.   At Partners in Pelvic Health at North Shore Urogynecology, we find the question about removal of vaginal … Continue reading

Vaginal mesh removal by your specialist in Woodstock may be a step-by-step process

Woodstock Vaginal mesh removal by your specialist

Transvaginal mesh implants were, for a few years, a widely used treatment for pelvic organ prolapse. An unfortunate effect of this wide usage has been that hundreds of women have experienced complications. The FDA reports that the most common complications include urinary problems, pain, infection, scarring, and the recurrence of the initial problem. Mesh, which is affixed permanently, can also erode or move onto the tissues and organs nearby.   Dr. Gandhi is an experienced urogynecologist who works with patients needing vaginal mesh removal. The process of removal in our Lake Forest, Park City, or Woodstock practice may be different … Continue reading