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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-17831: Neil Findlay (Lothian)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 24 July 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many (a) transobturator mesh tape, (b) prolapse mesh, (c) retropubic mesh tape for incontinence, (d) transobturator mesh tape for incontinence, (e) transvaginal mesh for prolapse, (f) transabdominal mesh for vaginal prolapse and (g) transabdominal mesh for rectal prolapse (rectopexy) procedures have been carried out by each NHS board in each month since June 2014.

Answered by: Jeane Freeman 9 August 2018

Information broken down to the level requested is not held centrally by the Scottish Government. However, the total number of operations for SUI and POP, involving mesh tape inserted transvaginally, are shown in the following table.

 

Mesh tape insertion for SUI

Transvaginal mesh for POP

2013-14

1,147

107

2014-15

400

21

2015-16

186

14

2016-17

110

19