Bacterial colonisation of collagen-coated polypropylene vaginal mesh: are additional intraoperative sterility procedures useful?

@article{Vollebregt2009BacterialCO,
  title={Bacterial colonisation of collagen-coated polypropylene vaginal mesh: are additional intraoperative sterility procedures useful?},
  author={Astrid Vollebregt and Annet Troelstra and Carl H. van der Vaart},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={1345 - 1351}
}
The use of vaginally implanted polypropylene meshes in the treatment of prolapse is becoming increasingly popular. We set out to detect how often bacterial colonisation of the mesh occurs and if the intraoperative sterility procedures that are applied matter. In 64 consecutive women, bacterial colonisation was compared between two intraoperative sterility procedures. Culture swabs of the core mesh were taken during surgery, and the mesh arms removed at the end of surgery were cultured… CONTINUE READING
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