Mesh Implant : What Are They?

Mesh Implants are medical devices that would be implanted into the vagina of women that could be used for repairing both the weakened as well as the damaged tissues. Most generally, making use of the porous synthetic materials that can be either absorbable or non-absorbable would make up these implants. Sometimes, using the biological materials that are absorbable can make these implants.

Manufacturers of Transvaginal Mesh:

Major part of the manufacturing of transvaginal mesh implants are being undertaken by four leading companies namely:

  1. Johnson & Johnson
  2. C. R. Bard
  3. American Medical Systems
  4. Boston Scientific

Negative Publicity in Recent Times:

Most recently, the transvaginal mesh implants were publicized throughout the word for their dangers. The females and the physiologists were cautioned with regards to the potential side effects that would be caused by the usage of these surgical devices, which might be very serious. However, it is noted that US Food and Drug Administration have issued no re-call. Moreover, the manufacturing companies did not take off the products from the markets also. Hence, it is important for everyone to be aware of the adverse side effects that could be caused by the usage of the transvaginal mesh. The users would be required to consult their doctors if any odd symptoms were exhibited.