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#pelvic organ prolapse

# pelvic-organ-prolapse - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

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.

# pelvic-organ-prolapse - Monday 26 November, 2018

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 - Friday 15 December, 2017

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.

# pelvic-organ-prolapse - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

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.