Blog

10272875_l

Blog Posts

10272875_l

Intake Form

11302807_l (1)

Request a Free Telephone Consultation

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Transvaginal mesh results in pain, injury and lawsuits

Share Button

Thousands of women receiving transvaginal mesh surgical implants to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP) are now suffering from pain, bleeding, infection and other major complications. Many of the women injured by this product say that the conditions leading to their surgeries were nothing compared to the pain and suffering they experience after being treated with transvaginal mesh.

The implants are manufactured by a number of companies, including:

American Medical Systems: Sold under the names Elevate, Perigee and Apogee

Boston Scientific: Sold under the names Advantage Transvaginal Mid-Urethral Sling System, Pinnacle Posterior Pelvic Floor Repair Kit, Obtryx Transobturator Mid-Urethral Sling System, Polyform Synthetic Mesh, Prefyx Mid U Mesh Sling System, Prefyx PPS System, Uphold Vaginal Support System [Read more…]

Share Button

Transvaginal mesh phase-out announced by Johnson & Johnson

Share Button

Medical supply company Johnson & Johnson plans to stop selling transvaginal mesh products, which have been linked to injuries. Similar products have triggered hundreds of lawsuits.

Johnson and Johnson sent a letter Monday to judges overseeing patient lawsuits against the company. Johnson and Johnson says in the letter that it plans to phase out four mesh products over the next three to nine months.

The surgical mesh is used to strengthen the pelvic wall in cases of pelvic organ prolapse. This is when the bladder and/or other reproductive organs fall down into the vagina. Tens of thousands of women had prolapse surgery with mesh inserted through the vagina in 2011. [Read more…]

Share Button