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Critical anatomic concepts for safe surgical mesh.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23632640     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A comprehensive knowledge of the boundaries, contents, and interactions between surgical spaces is essential to safely and effectively perform mesh-augmented prolapse repairs and anti-incontinence procedures. This knowledge is also critical when managing intraoperative and postoperative complications such as bleeding, visceral injury, mesh erosion, exposure, or extrusion, and pelvic pain, groin pain, and dyspareunia. We present a detailed description of the surgical spaces entered during mesh augmented vaginal repair procedures and suggest strategies to avoid nerve and visceral injuries.
Authors:
Marlene M Corton
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  56     ISSN:  1532-5520     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-05-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0070014     Medline TA:  Clin Obstet Gynecol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  247-56     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas.
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