Interactive Pelvic Organ Prolapse - Quantification (POP-Q) Program Disclaimer

Use of Interactive Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) Program The Interactive Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) Program is designed to assist qualified Healthcare Professionals in counseling patients about pelvic organ prolapse and related conditions.

The resources offered in this program are intended for use solely by Healthcare Professionals to aid in visually presenting pelvic organ prolapse exam results to patients. The information presented here is not for use as a guide to treatment decisions about the care of individual patients. It is not medical advice or a substitute for medical advice. This program does not replace the responsibility of the treating physician for patient treatment.

The information presented in the Interactive Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) Program is adapted from medical consultation and peer-reviewed publications. Boston Scientific (BSC) makes a reasonable effort to assure that the information presented is current and accurate. But it cannot guarantee or take responsibility for the accuracy or sufficiency of the information provided by medical consultants or peer-reviewed publications. The responsibility for treatment decisions and for ensuring the accuracy of a diagnosis and treatment information rests with the treating Healthcare Professional.

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INDICATIONS: Coaptite Injectable Implant is indicated for soft tissue augmentation in the treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD) in adult females.

CONTRAINDICATIONS: The Coaptite Injectable Implant is contraindicated for use in a patient: who has significant history of urinary tract infections without resolution; who has current or acute conditions of cystitis or urethritis; who has fragile urethral mucosal lining. POTENTIAL ADVERSE EFFECTS that may occur include: genitourinary adverse events (i.e., urinary retention, hematuria, dysuria, UTI, urinary urgency and frequency), erosion, erythema, embolic phenomena, and vascular occlusion.

WARNINGS: Note: Failure to follow any instructions or to heed any Warnings or Precautions could result in serious patient injury. WARNING: Following injection of Coaptite Implant, dissection of the device through tissue may lead to 1) tissue erosion and may require corrective surgery or 2) elevation of the bladder wall causing ureteral obstruction. This may be caused by improper injection technique using Coaptite Implant. (See adverse event section in IFU for further information.)

WARNING: Women with peripheral vascular disease and prior pelvic surgery may be at increased risk for tissue erosion following injection of Coaptite Implant. (See adverse event section in IFU for further information.) Please refer to complete instructions for use for a complete listing of all warnings and potential adverse effects. CAUTION: Federal Law (USA) restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician trained in diagnostic and therapeutic cystoscopy.

CAUTION: The law restricts devices to sale by or on the order of a physician. Indications, contraindications, warnings and instructions for use can be found in product labelling supplied with each device. Information for use only in countries with applicable health authority registrations. Material not intended for use in France.

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