Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4770

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:
yes
 
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:-

A. Womb
B. Bladder
C. Vagina
D. Rectum
E. Bowel
 
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.

A. Womb
B. Bladder
C. TVT /TVTo/vaginal
D. Rectal
E. Bowel
 
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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