transvaginal mesh lawsuits

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Transvaginal mesh complications have caused suffering, pain, disability and embarrassment to thousands of women. Transvaginal mesh can shrink, be rejected by a woman’s body or wear through the vaginal wall or colon. Complications can include bleeding, swelling, infection, urinary incontinence, pain and recurrence of the issues the mesh was treating in the first place. To date, more than 1,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed against manufacturers of the surgical device, with jury awards upwards of $5.5 million. At The Ronan Law Firm, you will be treated with the care and dignity you deserve from our experienced lawyers.

what is transvaginal meshWhat is Transvaginal Mesh?

Transvaginal mesh has been in use since the 1990s to treat gynecological issues. The transvaginal mesh is commonly made out of polypropylene or polyester and is most frequently used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. The transvaginal mesh helps support pelvic organs after surgery when the muscles and tissue may weaken. In all there are roughly 75,000 transvaginal mesh surgeries performed every year in treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.

transvaginal mesh complicationsTransvaginal Mesh Complications

Unfortunately, complications can arise from the transvaginal mesh surgery that can sometimes be life-threatening. These complications range from infection to urinary problems to vaginal erosion. The FDA has recently spoken out, saying serious transvaginal mesh complications “are not rare”. Fill out the FREE transvaginal mesh lawsuit evaluation form to the right if you think you are having transvaginal mesh problems today!