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FDA Orders Manufacturers of Surgical Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse to Stop Selling all Devices

17 Apr, 2019 | 05:50h | UTC

FDA takes action to protect women’s health, orders manufacturers of surgical mesh intended for transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse to stop selling all devices – U.S. Food & Drug Administration (free)

Commentaries: FDA: Companies Must Stop Selling Vaginal Meshes for Pelvic Organ Prolapse – NEJM Journal Watch (free) AND F.D.A. Halts U.S. Sales of Pelvic Mesh, Citing Safety Concerns for Women – The New York Times (10 articles per month are free) AND US halts sales of pelvic mesh tied to injuries in women – Associated Press (free)

Related: Mesh Implants for Women: Scandal or Standard of Care? – JAMA (free for a limited period)


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