Boston Scientific’s View On Vaginal Mesh Safety
Media reports have recently raised questions about our urogynecological mesh products, sometimes referred to as vaginal mesh. These headlines can be worrisome and we want to reassure you that patient safety is our number one priority. We recognize you may have questions and we’re here to answer them.
Information for patients
Urogynecological mesh made with polypropylene may be an effective treatment option for women living with stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. Nearly one million women have been successfully treated with Boston Scientific’s mesh.
Information for physicians
Recent media reports inaccurately reported many facts about our mesh products.
A message from CEO Mike Mahoney
Patient health, safety and peace-of-mind are what matters to us at Boston Scientific. A recent television segment may have been worrisome to women who have urogynecological mesh implants, or may be considering them to treat pelvic floor disorders. Our goal is to answer your questions and provide accurate information. Hear more about the facts on our mesh products from our Chairman and CEO, Mike Mahoney.