What is Bladder mesh?

Category: Surgeries


See also: Vaginal sling

Bladder mesh is a surgical treatment used to treat urinary incontinence. A synthetic material called mesh is inserted to create a sling for the bladder and urethra. This procedure lifts and compresses the bladder and urethra preventing urinary leaks.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 2
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Bladder mesh

Side effect Patients Percentage
Urinary incontinence 3
Difficulty urinating (dysuria) 1
Frequent urination 1
Mesh erosion 1
Pelvic pain 1
Scars 1

Show all 11 reported side effects


Currently having Bladder mesh

Duration Patients Percentage
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped having Bladder mesh

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 12
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 5
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 3
Not specified 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Bladder mesh.