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American Medical Systems’ Transvaginal Mesh Allegedly Caused Pennsylvania Woman Severe and Painful Injuries, According to Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP
Date:6/24/2013

n of Bellwether Cases are to be made on June 25, 2013, with the court expected to select five transvaginal mesh bellwether cases.

Transvaginal mesh devices were approved to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP), conditions most commonly caused by weakened pelvic muscles. Transvaginal mesh devices are supposed to help correct these conditions by providing additional strength to the pelvic walls. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) reports that the most common complications associated with transvaginal mesh may include:    

  • Mesh erosion through the vagina (also called exposure, extrusion, or protrusion)        
  • Pain        
  • Infection        
  • Bleeding        
  • Pain during sexual intercourse (dyspareunia)        
  • Organ perforation        

According to a July 13, 2011, FDA safety alert, complications linked to transvaginal mesh implants are “not rare” and the use of such devices may actually be more harmful compared to alternative methods for treating POP. The FDA has also asked 33 manufacturers, including Johnson & Johnson, to conduct post-market safety studies in order to investigate the effect of vaginal mesh on organ damage and other health concerns.

The first transvaginal mesh lawsuit to go to trial led to an $11.1 million verdict in favor of the Plaintiff (Gross v. Gynecare Inc., Atl-L-6966-10, Superior Court
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