Liverpool Hopsitals NHS Trust says there is a 10% failure rate
Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust 2%
Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust 5%
Basildon and Thurrock 3%
Central Manchester University Hospital 1%
Hinchingbrooke NHS Trust 1%
MHRA (Medical Health Regulatory Authority) 1-3%
Netherlands study says 40%
However, what constitutes failure? That there has been erosion? It hasn’t worked?
There needs to be a mandatory reporting system on a National Register, as there already is for eg hip replacements, to be able to calculate correct figures on the risks of this operation.
A spokesman at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital at King’s Lynn say they: “Rarely do this op anymore, only when essential.”
At the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital the patient information leaflet directs women to two support groups – Meshies United and Meshed Up Network – so that they understand the risks of the TVT procedure.