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# pelvic organ prolapse

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# vaginal mesh
FDA orders medical device companies to stop selling pelvic mesh
The FDA said it couldn’t assure women that these devices were safe and effective longterm.
# vaginal mesh
Women with vaginal mesh complications too ill to attend protest over their care
Last week the Minister for Health confirmed the ban on these surgeries will not be lifted until a number of key recommendations are implemented.
# pelvic organ prolapse
UK watchdog says vaginal mesh to treat prolapse should be banned
Procedures using vaginal mesh implants have been carried out on women in Ireland since the late 90s and are still performed today.
# Childbirth
1 in 3 Irish women affected by pelvic floor dysfunction
The rise in the number of Irish women having Caesarean sections is not a result of women being “too posh to push” – there’s a hidden story that also impacts women’s choices around childbirth: pelvic floor dysfunction.