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# vaginal mesh
'A huge win for campaigners': Thousands of vaginal mesh cases to be reviewed in England
Campaigners in Ireland are calling for a similar audit to be carried out here.
# vaginal mesh
'It was cutting my husband during sex': Women with vaginal mesh complications take fight to the Dáil
Today a consultant from Scotland told TDs he stopped doing these procedures in 2014 because he believed the risks outweighed the benefits.
# vaginal mesh
Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis
Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.
# incontinence
Surgeon says vaginal mesh patients' complications were 'ignored' by doctors
Just this week a leaked report from the UK’s health watchdog recommended banning one of these surgeries.
# transvaginal mesh
'It had cut through and was sticking there': Irish women share vaginal mesh horror stories
The devices have been subject to international scrutiny over the last year and Irish women have now started to speak out about complications.
# candid talk
Bláthnaid: We need to talk about incontinence
A study from Trinity College found that urinary incontinence was a common problem during – and after – pregnancy.