Clinical Opinion

International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 23, Issue 8, pp 971-973

First online:

Why I use mesh: a personal perspective

  • Jason C. CooperAffiliated withDepartment of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital of North Staffordshire Email author 

Rent the article at a discount

Rent now

* Final gross prices may vary according to local VAT.

Get Access


The issue of using vaginally inserted polypropylene mesh is currently much debated. This personal view, stimulated by a live debate on the topic, sets out to look at some of the issues surrounding mesh, and aims to encourage discussion of this matter.


Pelvic reconstructive surgery Vaginal mesh