How do I know if my body is rejecting the mesh?


All mesh is rejected by the body but most patients are asymptomatic and are not aware of it. There have been several good pathological studies done examining mesh explants. All mesh explants show chronic inflammation. Actually, if there was no chronic inflammation, the mesh would not incorporate into the tissue and be an effective hernia repair device.


Retrieval study at 623 human mesh explants

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