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Surgical Mesh

"Surgical Mesh" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Any woven or knit material of open texture used in surgery for the repair, reconstruction, or substitution of tissue. The mesh is usually a synthetic fabric made of various polymers. It is occasionally made of metal.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Surgical Mesh" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Surgical Mesh" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 166 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2007
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.