January 2016 Archive

Dr Angamuthu Arunkalaivanan: Patients recalled over pelvic organ prolapse surgery

On the face of it, this seems to be the case at Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust which has recalled patients treated by consultant uro-gynaecologist, Angamuthu Arunkalaivanan, for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). It appears that Dr Arunkalaivanan continued to use a synthetic mesh to repair POP even after the hospital had suspended its use in 2009 after NICE called into question some elements of the procedure.
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