Welcome to Urogynaecological Society of Australasia (UGSA) information page on all matters urogynaecology.
Follow the link below to the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstericans and Gynaecologists where you can locate a Urogynaecologist registered with this College - Search Here
There has been a great deal of interest and comment about the use of mesh as part of the surgical treatment of vaginal prolapse and urinary incontinence. There is currently a Senate Inquiry into the Number of women in Australia who have had transvaginal mesh implants and related matters which is due to report its findings by 30 November 2017.
Bellow is a range of information relating to pelvic mesh including informaiton from UGSA, patient letters, and UGSA's submission to the Senate Inquiry.
Help for patients with problems after mesh surgery and this expertise is readily available in Australia so there is no need to travel overseas for treatment. Below we have listed contact details for large units with multiple different specialists – urogynaecologists, other surgeons, physiotherapists, psychologists and pain medicine specialists - available to deal with mesh problems. Research in this important area is also ongoing.
You can be referred by your specialist or general practitioner.
MID-URETHRAL SLING INFORMATION
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Each sheet reflects information available at the time of its preparation, but its currency should be determined having regard to other available information. UGSA disclaims all liability to users of the information provided.
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