Thousands of female patients have undergone procedures which involve the implantation of transvaginal mesh as a means to treat urinary incontinence (SUI) or address pelvic organ prolapse (POP), both such conditions which often develop as a result of childbirth.
Regrettably, in the recent years the world has seen distressing reports of serious complications from such treatments, with health regulators warning that one in ten women will suffer pelvic mesh problems. The volume of incidents became Read more
Bladder slings are designed to help control stress urinary incontinence, but if you’ve been hurt by one of these devices instead, it’s important to know your rights. Millions of women over the age of 40 years are filing lawsuits against bladder mesh. Find out if you too are one of the victims.
Bladder slings are an easily opted choice for millions of women who have been suffering from stress urinary incontinence. As someone who sought treatment for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ Read more
Transvaginal mesh is one of the most popular ways of treatment for pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. It is a fibrous, net-like material which is used to support the pelvic and bladder tissues that get weakened due to age and child birth. It is similar to other surgical mesh implants used for repairing the hernia.
As it is similar to other types of surgical mesh, the transvaginal meshes were approved under the FDA 510(k). The procedure did not require any clinical testing. Read more
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Victims of transvaginal mesh implantation who have endured debilitating side effects today urged all women who have had the procedure or corrective surgery and suffer severe problems to come forward before the manufacturers responsible for the device slam the door on future claims.
“No amount of money in the world can make up for the years of pain inflicted by these devices, but a fair settlement would at least allow these women to pay their bills and get Read more
From Mesh Medical Device News Desk – a resource for news and information on this dark chapter in women’s health.
It appears women are the recipients of many sketchy medical devices that bypass any safety checks we assume are being conducted by the Food and Drug Administration before entering the market.
That is a faulty assumption. If you are to be implanted with a medical device in the U.S. first ask- Was it approved under the FDA’s antiquated safety loophole- the 510(k)? If so, Read more