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Vaginal Mesh / Bladder Sling Lawsuits

Thousands of women who had a vaginal mesh or bladder sling implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse have experienced severe internal injuries, urinary problems and other complications as a result of problems with the medical devices, which may actually provide no real benefit over other methods of treating pelvic organ prolapse.…

Lack of Benefits from Vaginal Mesh and Complications Examined in Studies

Women who receive vaginal mesh made of synthetic materials implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) fare no better than women who have the problem addressed using native tissue, and 10% of them can expect to experience painful complications from the vaginal mesh, such as erosion of the mesh into the vagina, according to the findings of two new studies.  …

Group Calls For Surgical Mesh To Remain Available for POP, Despite Risks

A group of U.S. doctors is urging federal health officials not to restrict the use of transvaginal surgical mesh products for the treatment of pelvic floor disorders, such as pelvic organ prolapse (POP), even as serious concerns continue to increase over the safety of the devices and the manufacturers face thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits filed by women who have experienced severe and debilitating complications.…