International Urogynecology Journal

, Volume 30, Issue 12, pp 2199–2200 | Cite as

A case of mesh erosion in the ureter eight years after a tension-free vaginal mesh surgery

  • Tomomi NakagawaEmail author
  • Shohei Kawaguchi
  • Atsushi Mizokami
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Mesh erosion Tension-free vaginal mesh surgery Late complications 


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Written informed consent was obtained from the patient for publication of this case report and any accompanying images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomomi Nakagawa
    • 1
    Email author
  • Shohei Kawaguchi
    • 1
  • Atsushi Mizokami
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Integrative Cancer Therapy and UrologyKanazawa University Graduate School of Medicical ScienceKanazawaJapan

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