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Consultant says public should be allowed to comment on Scottish report of transvaginal mesh implants

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: (Published 03 October 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j4570
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. London

A former member of the independent group set up by the Scottish government to review the safety and efficacy of transvaginal mesh implants has called for the final report to be put out for public consultation.

Consultant gynaecologist and obstetrician Wael Agur told a hearing of the Scottish parliament’s Public Petitions Committee on 28 September that the final report had not done enough to tackle the worries expressed in the group’s interim report.1 Agur resigned from the review group four weeks before the final report was published in March this year.

The final report of the review …

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