The unintended side effect of the Senate inquiry into transvaginal mesh

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A Senate inquiry proposal to limit the use of transvaginal mesh may lead to poorer care writes Dr Jenny King, chair of the UroGynaecological Society of Australasia.


The Senate Committee investigating the impacts of transvaginal mesh implants on women in Australia handed down its report, with 13 recommendations, last month.

The inquiry was the result of many women coming forward reporting serious side effects, such as chronic pain and trouble walking, after vaginal