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MENTOR GETS FDA OK FOR NOVASILK

April 24, 2006
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Medical device maker Mentor Corp. said Friday that the Food and Drug Administration approved its NovaSilk pelvic organ supporter. The NovaSilk is a surgically implanted synthetic mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse, a condition where the muscles of the pelvic floor are damaged or become too weak to support the pelvic organs.

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