PBS Show \"Need to Know\" Highlights Complications of Transvaginal Mesh

On a recent episode of “Need to Know”, a PBS show, Dr. Emily Senay looks into transvaginal mesh. Along with the overview, the spot has an interview with Linda Gross. Ms. Gross is a lady from South Dakota who had mesh surgically implanted into her pelvic area after being diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse. As she says in the interview, her pain began as soon as she came home from the surgery.

The first video is the “Need to Know” focus on the transvaginal mesh complications. The second video is a web exclusive extended interview with Linda Gross.


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