- Recommendation ID
Further research on the safety of transvaginal mesh repair of anterior or posterior vaginal wall prolapse should include details of patient selection, long-term outcomes including complications, type of mesh used and method of fixation, and quality of life.
- Any explanatory notes
Current evidence on the safety of transvaginal mesh repair of anterior or posterior vaginal wall prolapse shows there are serious but well-recognised safety concerns. Evidence of long-term efficacy is inadequate in quality and quantity. Therefore, this procedure should only be used in the context of research.
Source guidance details
- Comes from guidance
- Transvaginal mesh repair of anterior or posterior vaginal wall prolapse
- Date issued
- December 2017
|Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?||No|
|Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?||No|