Business Aspects of Vaginal Mesh Kits: Lessons Learned

  • Neeraj KohliEmail author


Although the clinical aspects of a medical device take priority in use and implementation, the business and economic aspects of the commercial device can be equally important in introduction, adoption, and perseverance. Many of these factors depend on both the physician and the medical device company. Similar to products previously introduced, vaginal mesh kits followed basic business principles, resulting in either success or failure. This chapter will review some of the business aspects of vaginal mesh kits and lessons learned during introduction, adoption, and evaluation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Boston UrogynecologyNewton-Wellesley Hospital/Brigham and Women’s HospitalWellesleyUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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