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Prolapse Surgery


To Mesh or Not To Mesh Part 1: Mesh and Prolapse

November 7, 2016 | Dr. Janelle Morgan Evans, MS, MD, FACOG

Understanding Mesh
There is a common misperception since the fallout from the 2011 FDA warnings regarding polypropylene mesh products – that all mesh is very risky and can cause serious harm to a large percentage of patients. This change in public thinking and rampant reminder of mesh issues via legal advertisements and mailings has certainly changed the way that we, as Urogynecologists, counsel and treat patients. Read more


What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

September 26, 2016 | Dr. Ray Bologna, MD

The dictionary definition of prolapse is “to slip forward or down,” but pelvic organ prolapse is a broad term that is used to describe a variety of prolapse conditions:

  • Cystocele (bladder/anterior vaginal wall)
  • Enterocele (top of the vagina)
  • Uterine/vaginal (apical prolapse/uterus)
  •  Rectocele (posterior vaginal wall/rectum).
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