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2020 Nov 16

Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg

Mesh Sling Arm Removal for Persistent Pain After an Initial Vaginal Suburethral Mesh Sling Removal Procedure.


Fuentes JL, Finsterbusch C, Christie AL, Zimmern PE
Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2020 Nov 16.
PMID: 33208654.


Pain is a recognized complication of mid-urethral slings (MUS), which may lead to suburethral sling removal (SSR) alone, or to a more extensive removal approach. We report on the outcomes of women who required an SSR or an additional secondary MUS arm removal for pain only.