Canadian woman seeks euthanasia from pelvic mesh pain

Posted January 11, 2019 12:47 pm by Alex Schadenberg

Canadian woman seeks euthanasia from pelvic mesh pain

Published by the Australian Care Alliance on January 11, 2019A Canadian study that tracked more than 57,000 women has found patients with complications after pelvic mesh implants are at increased risk of depression, self-harm – even suicide. The study published in the journal JAMA tracked more than 57,000 women in Ontario who had complications like pain and infections after receiving the polypropylene implants used to treat incontinence. The study found that: Of those referred for mesh removal surgery, 11 per cent were treated for depressionMeanwhile, 2.7 per cent suffered from self-harm/suicidal behavior, almost double the rate in the control groupOne

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