Surgical mesh is a medical device that is generally used to repair weakened or damaged tissue. It is made from porous absorbable or non-absorbable synthetic material or absorbable biologic material. Surgical mesh can be used for urogynecologic procedures, including repair of pelvic organ prolapse “(POP”) and stress urinary incontinence (“SUI”). It is permanently implanted to reinforce the weakened vaginal wall for POP repair or support the urethra or bladder neck for the repair of SUI.
When women suffer from POP or of SUI, they often seek treatment. One of the most popular