Mine was closed with stitches. Really neat the way he did it...it looked like a pouchy drawstring when it was fresh but after the stitches were removed, I hardly even have a scar there now...it flattened out and looks great...you can hardly see it!! Good luck with your reversal!!!....Cheryl
Diagnosed IBS 2000
Vaginal Prolapse Surgery 2001
Repeat Vaginal Prolapse Surgery 2006 (the mesh from previous prolapse surgery had let go and fallen into my bowels)...
Removal of mesh from bowels (it was piercing holes all through my bowels and appendix and cecum, causing 2 fistulas and heavy bleeding vaginally and rectally)...mesh was removed, two pieces of large bowel removed and resectioned with a loop ileostomy. 2008
Ileostomy Reversal March 9/09