International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 23, Issue 8, pp 971–973

Why I use mesh: a personal perspective

Clinical Opinion

DOI: 10.1007/s00192-012-1778-z

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Cooper, J.C. Int Urogynecol J (2012) 23: 971. doi:10.1007/s00192-012-1778-z


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 surgeryVaginal mesh

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Gynaecology and ObstetricsUniversity Hospital of North StaffordshireEnglandUK