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Complications following vaginal mesh procedures for stress urinary incontinence: an 8 year study of 92,246 women

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Complications of surgical mesh procedures have led to legal cases against manufacturers worldwide and to national inquiries about their safety. The aim of this study was to investigate the rate of adverse events of these procedures for stress urinary incontinence in England over 8 years. This was a retrospective cohort study of first-time tension-free vaginal tape (TVT), trans-obturator tape (TOT) or suprapubic sling (SS) surgical mesh procedures between April 2007 and March 2015. Cases were ...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1038/s41598-017-11821-w

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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0000-0002-1456-4857
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UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
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Springer Nature
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Scientific Reports More from this journal
Volume:
7
Article number:
12015
Publication date:
2017-09-30
Acceptance date:
2017-08-30
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2045-2322
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2045-2322
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uuid:1ded2e03-f71a-46a9-bf99-a630fced0683
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pubs:732180
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732180
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2018-01-30

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