Vaginal surgical mesh: What you should do

If you are considering surgery to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI):

If you choose mesh, ask for and review a copy of the patient information that comes with the medical device that the surgeon intends to use.
If you have already received a surgical mesh implant you should:

If you develop complications related to mesh, contact your health care provider immediately and send a voluntary medical device incident report to Health Canada.

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