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Boston Scientific’s View On Vaginal Mesh Safety

Media reports have recently raised questions about our urogynecologic mesh products, sometimes referred to as vaginal mesh. These headlines can be scary and we want to reassure you our mesh products are safe. We recognize you may have questions and we’re here to answer them.

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Our mesh products are FDA-cleared. The importance of treatment options for women who suffer from pelvic floor disorders has recently been commented on by the American Urogynecological Society, an authority on the treatment of women’s pelvic health.

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The type of material in our mesh has been used for 50 years. Every day, doctors use it to correct hernias, repair tendons, close wounds and several other procedures.

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Women have been treated with our mesh products to help address the debilitating and sometimes embarrassing symptoms of stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

 

A message from CEO Mike Mahoney

Patient health, safety and peace-of-mind is what matters to us at Boston Scientific. Our mesh products are safe and we only use materials obtained legally and ethically. Hear more about the facts on our mesh products from our Chairman and CEO, Mike Mahoney.

 

A message from CEO Mike Mahoney

Patient health, safety and peace-of-mind is what matters to us at Boston Scientific. Our mesh products are safe and we only use materials obtained legally and ethically. Hear more about the facts on our mesh products from our Chairman and CEO, Mike Mahoney.

 

Information for patients

Urogynecological mesh is an effective treatment option for the vast majority of women who suffer from stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Women rely upon critical treatment options like our mesh products to address these debilitating and often embarrassing conditions. Boston Scientific is committed to serving this critical need.

Read our letter to patients
 

Information for patients

Urogynecological mesh is an effective treatment option for the vast majority of women who suffer from stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Women rely upon critical treatment options like our mesh products to address these debilitating and often embarrassing conditions. Boston Scientific is committed to serving this critical need.

Read our letter to patients
 

Information for physicians

A recent national news show inaccurately reported many facts about our mesh products. Read what the FDA and independent laboratory tests found.

Read our letter to physicians
 

Information for physicians

A recent national news show inaccurately reported many facts about our mesh products. Read what the FDA and independent laboratory tests found.

Read our letter to physicians
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