Marlex mesh

Marlex mesh

(măr′lĕks)
A monofilament, biologically inert mesh used in surgical procedures to help cover or strengthen areas, as in hernia repair.
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The efficacy or Marlex mesh in therepair of severe recurrent vaginal prolapse of the anterior midvaginal wall.
Her lawyers allege that without genuine Phillips Marlex mesh - which had government approval - the Boston Scientific implants were illegal.
Prolene mesh marlex mesh steel bars have all been used to keep the sternum in corrected position in surgery of pectus deformities.
The efficacy of Marlex mesh in the repair of severe, recurrent vaginal prolapse of the anterior midvaginal wall Am J Obstet Gynecol 1996;175(6):1472-1475.
Repair of inguinoscrotal hernia using Marlex Mesh and scrotal skin flaps.
6] In February 1989, Lichtenstein and associates reported on 1000 consecutive patients with primary repair of inguinal hernia using a "tension-free" repair employing a Marlex mesh prosthesis to bridge the direct floor of the groin without approximating the tissue defect.
The efficacy of Marlex mesh in the repair of severe, recurent vaginal prolapse of the anterior midvaginal wall.
Various methods of sternal reconstruction include use of steel bars and Marlex mesh; Marlex mesh with or without Methyl methacrylate; the use of acrylic resins and Gore-Tex soft tissue patch.
Repair of giant inguinoscrotal inguinal hernia using marlex mesh and scrotal skin flaps.
4] Another technique describes de-bulking the contents of the hernia sac by performing resection of the bowel in the hernia sac, and reconstruction of the abdominal wall using Marlex mesh and a tensor fasciae lata flap to prevent recurrence.