Internal Reference Number: FOI_4770
Date Request Received: 14/12/2018 09:13:14
Date Request Replied To: 02/01/2019 09:08:09
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Request Summary: Hernia mesh implants
Request Category: Private Individuals
|Question Number 1:|
I need to establish whether any of your Hospital Trust surgeons repair hernias without using mesh implants?
|Answer To Question 1:|
|Question Number 2:|
any of your hernia surgeons remove mesh that is causing complications?
|Answer To Question 2:|
yes we do - usually after open repair from other Hospitals
|Question Number 3:|
any of your Hospital Trust surgeons repair without using mesh implants in the following areas?
Please specify which surgeon specialises in each of the following areas:-
|Answer To Question 3:|
Bladder and Vagina
|Question Number 4:|
any of your surgeons remove mesh that is causing complications from the following areas?
Again, please specify each surgeon alongside their specialism separately.
C. TVT /TVTo/vaginal
|Answer To Question 4:|
Our Surgeons do not routinely offer mesh removal unless the patient has a spinal injury or other neurological condition which necessitates their treatment in a specialist unit.
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