Transvaginal Mesh

19
Sep

England & Ireland Suspend Transvaginal Mesh Procedures

Both the United Kingdom and Ireland have recently announced the suspension of all transvaginal mesh procedures due to the complications and high-risk nature of mesh implants. “There is understandable public and patient anxiety about the ongoing safety of mesh devices following the considerable publicity that this issue has received, and this has been heightened by recent developments in the NHS

Read more

15
Nov

5 Things You Need to Know About Hernia Mesh

Hernia mesh lawyers are currently filing lawsuits against mesh manufacturers because of the devastating injuries their clients have experienced. While hernia mesh is designed to help patients get back to their everyday life, many patients face revision surgeries, allergic reactions, and severe pain. Here are 5 things you need to know about hernia mesh. What Is Hernia Mesh? Hernia mesh

Read more

15
Sep

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit: How the FDA Failed Women

As women get older, have children, or if they need a hysterectomy, they face an increasing risk that they will develop pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence. One common way that medical professionals have chosen to address these issues in women is by using transvaginal mesh. Transvaginal mesh describes a method that is used to insert a specific type

Read more

1
Jul

California Attorney General Suing Over Transvaginal Mesh

In January, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $120 million to settle up to 3,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits. The pharmaceutical giant has been plagued with thousands of lawsuits by women alleging complications from use of the transvaginal mesh inserts. Allegations of injuries include chronic pain, vaginal scarring, nerve damage, painful intercourse, infections, and damage to internal organs. Transvaginal

Read more

1
Feb

Vaginal Mesh Now Deemed “High Risk”, What This Means

In light of a significant increase in adverse event reports associated with vaginal mesh devices, the FDA has reclassified the product as a high-risk device. Transvaginal mesh is used in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), as well as for abdominal repair of POP. The high-risk classification only applies to mesh used in transvaginal

Read more