Surgical Techniques

Native tissue repair of POP: Surgical techniques to improve outcomes

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Commit to knowledge of native tissue techniques

Given the recent FDA ban on the sale of transvaginal mesh for POP and the public’s negative perception of mesh (based often on misleading information in the media), it is incumbent upon gynecologic surgeons to invest in learning or relearning effective native tissue techniques for the transvaginal treatment of POP. While not perfect, they offer an effective nonmesh treatment option for many of our patients.


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