Transvaginal Mesh, Vaginal Mesh, Surgical Mesh, Prolapse Mesh, Pelvic Mesh | Recall, Lawsuit, Lawyer, Litigation, MDL, FDA | Complications: Erosion and Extrusion of Mesh, Perforation of Organs, Recurrence of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) or Stress Urinary Incontinence, Vaginal Bleeding, Drainage, Scarring, Pain
Transvaginal mesh implants, which inlude: Transvaginal Mesh, Vaginal Mesh, Surgical Mesh, Prolapse Mesh, Pelvic Mesh are used to repair pelvic organ proplase (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), and have been implanted in millions of women to have been linked to serious transvaginal mesh complications and transvaginal mesh filure. Presently, lawsuits are being litigated across the country due to these complications and are seeking compensation for serious injuries, including erosion and extrusion of mesh, puncture or perforation of organs, vaginal drainage and bleeding, scarring, and pain and discomfort.
Complications from Transvaginal ( vaginal, prolapse, surgical, pelvic ) mesh:
Complications from Transvaginal ( vaginal, prolapse, surgical, pelvic ) mesh failures may include:
- Mesh erosion through the vaginal tissue, may cause the skin to split
- Mesh extrusion and exposure, may require multiple surgeries to fix
- Perforation or puncture of bladder, intestines, bowels, and/or vaginal wall.
- Protusion or lump in the vaginal opening
- Recurrence of Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP)
- Recurrence of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
- Urinary problems
- Vaginal bleeding, pain and discomfort, chronic drainage, discharge, infections, scarring and/or shrinkage
- Painful sexual intercourse
Lawsuits and Litigation of Transvaginal – Vaginal Mesh, Surgical Mesh, Prolapse Mesh, Pelvic Mesh
Lawsuits involving various transvaginal – vaginal implant manufacturers are already moving through the courts in several states. Boston Scientific surgical mesh products used in POP repair, including Pinnacle and Uphold lines, have been consolidated in Massachusetts. C.R. Bard Lawsuits involving the Avaulta surgical mesh transvaginal mesh products have been consolidated in a federal multidistrict litigation. A motion has been filed to include other Bard vaginal mesh implants Pelvisoft, Pelvitex, Pelvicol and Uretex. Another lawsuit involving C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh products, as well as Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit’s Gynecare vaginal implant, have been consolidated in a New Jersey mass tort. America Medical System’s (AMS) Elevate, Perigee and Apogee vaginal mesh products have been consolidated in State of Delaware.
The FDA Has Warned Doctors And Patients Of Serious Complications Linked To Transvaginal Mesh, Vaginal Mesh, Prolapse Mesh, Pelvic Mesh, Surgical Mesh.
In 2011, the FDA issued a public notice in 2011 to doctors and Transvaginal, Vaginal Mesh patients after 2,875 injuries relating to the surgical mesh were reported between 2008 and 2010. The most common side effect reported to the FDA is vaginal mesh erosion, a painful and potentially serious complication due to the mesh that can cause the skin to split. Other complications include perforation of organs, vaginal drainage and bleeding, scarring, and pain and discomfort. Other side effects include infection and recurrence of pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence, which these Transvaginal – Vaginal meshes were implanted to fix.
The potentially dangerous side effects became apparent in 2009 when a clinical trial was stopped prematurely after 15 % of the women implanted with the mesh suffered vaginal mesh erosion within a period of only three months.
These reported complications include mesh devices from NINE different manufacturers including:
- American Medical Systems: Elevate, Perigee and Apogee transvaginal meshes
- Boston Scientific: Pinnacle and Uphold Prolapse Meshes
- C.R. Bard, Inc.: Pelvisoft BioMesh, Pelivicol Acellular Collagen Matrix, Pelvitext, an Pelvilace
- Johnson & Johnson/Ethicon: Gynecare, Gynemesh, Gynecare Prolift, Gynecare Prolift+M and Gynecare Prosima
If You Have Suffered Following A Transvaginal – Vaginal Mesh Implant, You May Be Entitled To Compensation Through A Transvaginal – Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit.
If you or a loved one are suffering from severe Transvaginal – Vaginal Mesh side effects, you are not alone. Contact us using the form above to speak to a Transvaginal – Vaginal Mesh lawyer. A member of our team will contact you as soon as possible and help you explore your legal rights and potential legal options. Your initial consultation will be free of charge. Act now. The law limits the amount of time Transvaginal – Vaginal Mesh victims have to file a lawsuit. Please fill out the form on the left to receive a free initial consultation from a Transvaginal – Vaginal Mesh lawyer.