Up to half of women who have

had children suffer from pelvic

organ prolapse

Fallopian

tube

Rectum

Uterus

Bladder

The pelvic area

A main source of trauma to the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic area is childbirth and hormonal changes during the menopause which can also lead to muscles weakening and becoming less elastic. Heavy lifting can also cause damage and lead to prolapse

Uterus ‘sags’

and moves out

of place

Uterine prolapse

Occurs when the pelvic floor muscles, ligaments and tissue that hold organs such as the bladder, rectum or uterus in place are weak or damaged

Uterus

Tissue grows into pores of the mesh creating a wall of support

Vaginal mesh repair

The mesh is a net-like implant and aims to give permanent support to the weakened organs and to repair damaged tissue. The mesh is implanted and held in place by sutures or tissue fixation devices

Up to half of women who have had children

suffer from pelvic organ prolapse

The pelvic area

 

A main source of trauma to the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic area is childbirth and hormonal changes during the menopause which can also lead to muscles weakening and becoming less elastic. Heavy lifting can also cause damage and lead to prolapse

Fallopian

tube

Rectum

Uterus

Bladder

Uterine prolapse

 

Occurs when the pelvic floor muscles, ligaments and tissue that hold organs such as the bladder, rectum or uterus in place are weak or damaged

Uterus ‘sags’

and moves out

of place

Vaginal mesh repair

 

The mesh is a net-like implant and aims to give permanent support to the weakened organs and to repair damaged tissue. The mesh is implanted and held in place by sutures or tissue fixation devices

Uterus

Tissue grows into pores of the mesh creating a wall of support

Up to half of women who have had children suffer from pelvic organ prolapse

Fallopian

tube

Rectum

Uterus

Uterus

Bladder

Uterus ‘sags’

and moves out

of place

Tissue grows into pores of the mesh creating a wall of support

The pelvic area

 

A main source of trauma to the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic area is childbirth and hormonal changes during the menopause which can also lead to muscles weakening and becoming less elastic. Heavy lifting can also cause damage and lead to prolapse

Uterine prolapse

 

Occurs when the pelvic floor muscles, ligaments and tissue that hold organs such as the bladder, rectum or uterus in place are weak or damaged

Vaginal mesh repair

 

The mesh is a net-like implant and aims to give permanent support to the weakened organs and to repair damaged tissue. The mesh is implanted and held in place by sutures or tissue fixation devices

Up to half of women who have had children suffer from pelvic organ prolapse

Fallopian

tube

Rectum

Uterus

Uterus

Bladder

Tissue grows into pores of the mesh creating a wall of support

Uterus ‘sags’

and moves out

of place

The pelvic area

 

A main source of trauma to the muscles and ligaments in the pelvic area is childbirth and hormonal changes during the menopause which can also lead to muscles weakening and becoming less elastic. Heavy lifting can also cause damage and lead to prolapse

Uterine prolapse

 

Occurs when the pelvic floor muscles, ligaments and tissue that hold organs such as the bladder, rectum or uterus in place are weak or damaged

Vaginal mesh repair

 

The mesh is a net-like implant and aims to give permanent support to the weakened organs and to repair damaged tissue. The mesh is implanted and held in place by sutures or tissue fixation devices