HAVE YOU OR A LOVED ONE BEEN INJURED BY TVM?
TRANSVAGINAL MESH RESOURCES
After a hysterectomy, menopause or childbirth, did you experienced pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI)? Did you have transvaginal mesh or bladder sling surgery to treat these problems? Instead of relief, did you suffer serious health complications?
In 2010, more than 300,000 women had prolapse repair surgeries, and about 75,000 of them used transvaginal mesh devices. Another 200,000 women had a transvaginal bladder sling to treat SUI. If you are a woman who has undergone a transvaginal mesh or bladder sling surgery resulting in complications, you are not alone.
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Reports of Transvaginal Mesh Side Effects
Transvaginal repair of POP started in the 1990s, when Boston Scientific and Johnson & Johnson received FDA approval to market their products in 1996 and 1998, respectively. Mesh "slings," which are pre-shaped pieces, are implanted to create structural support for weakened pelvic tissues and organs. When women have exhausted other frequently ineffective approaches from protective underwear to medication, the device is also used to treat urinary incontinence.
As many as 40 companies continued to produce and sell 100 mesh products at one point of time but unfortunately, there were no human testing done. To date, approximately 500,000 women have undergone transvaginal mesh implantations, with resulting complications including but not limited to:
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Did you experience transvaginal side effects after the implantation of a mesh device? You may qualify for financial compensation through mesh lawsuit. Contact transvaginal mesh lawyers for a free, confidential legal consultation.