Surgical Mesh

The NWHN’s Statement on the FDA Ordering Manufacturers of Surgical Mesh to Stop Selling Devices for Uterine Prolapse

By Cindy Pearson | Apr 16, 2019 | Comments Off on The NWHN’s Statement on the FDA Ordering Manufacturers of Surgical Mesh to Stop Selling Devices for Uterine Prolapse

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Evita Almassi, [email protected] or (202) 682-6240

FDA Meeting – Surgical Mesh for Transvaginal Repair of Pelvic Organ Prolapse 

By Cindy Pearson | Feb 12, 2019 | Comments Off on FDA Meeting – Surgical Mesh for Transvaginal Repair of Pelvic Organ Prolapse 

Testimony Delivered at the Meeting of the FDA Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee

What Treatment Options Are Available for Older Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

By Shaniqua Seth | Mar 7, 2017 | Comments Off on What Treatment Options Are Available for Older Women with Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition where any of the pelvic floor organs drop into or outside of the vaginal canal or anus. The most common causes of pelvic organ prolapse are pregnancy and childbirth. Other causes include constipation, hysterectomy, and chronic, long-term coughs.

When a Vagina Just Isn’t a Belly Button

By NWHN Staff | Jan 5, 2016 | Comments Off on When a Vagina Just Isn’t a Belly Button

Yesterday’s announcement that the FDA is requiring clinical trials of vaginal mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse is good news for women!