Navigation Links
Transvaginal Mesh Makers in the Hot Seat reports Life Care Solutions Group

CONCORD, Calif., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Women who have been injured by transvaginal mesh products are becoming increasingly aware of their legal options to recover compensation from makers of transvaginal mesh products. For years, the pain and suffering of patients who have been treated with these medical devices seemed like a well kept secret; however, since the initial release of information by the FDA in 2008 about the associated risks, more manufacturers of these products are finding themselves in hot water over the release of these dangerous devices into the market.

Implanted for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, transvaginal mesh implant surgery was once widely believed to be beneficial to provide support for weakened pelvic floor muscles. Even after the FDA's public health notification about reported complications suffered by thousands of women, many more continued to undergo transvaginal mesh surgical procedures without fully understanding the risks.

Transvaginal Mesh or Sling Products
"The Transvaginal Mesh, or Sling disaster may involve 10,000's of US women with severe injuries... According to the New York Times, in 2010, about 185,000 women underwent procedures in which mesh was implanted vaginally to treat urinary incontinence. That is 2010 alone."

For more information about transvaginal mesh or sling injuries, please visit

Again in 2011, the FDA released a communication citing several additional reports of health problems linked to POP and SUI mesh repairs.

FDA Safety Communication: UPDATE on Serious Complications Associated with Transvaginal Placement of Surgical Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

In order to better understand the use of surgical mesh for POP and SUI, the FDA conducted a systematic review of the published scientific literature from 1996 – 2011 to evaluate its safety and effectiveness. The review showed that transvaginal POP repair with mesh does not improve symptomatic results or quality of life over traditional non-mesh repair. The FDA continues to evaluate the literature for SUI surgeries using surgical mesh and will report about that usage at a later date.

For more information about the FDA's update on complication associated with the surgical mesh, please visit

Among the manufacturers named in lawsuits filed on behalf of injured vaginal mesh surgery patients are Johnson & Johnson, C.R. Bard, AMS, and Boston Scientific. Several victims have already won bellwether cases against the companies, and many more are pending.

The Life Care Solutions Group is available to help women who have been injured by a transvaginal mesh device and have questions about their medical and legal options. Those who need help can contact the group for more information today.

Greg A. Vigna

SOURCE Life Care 123 LLC
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Transvaginal Mesh Surgery and Organ Perforation: The Dangerous Connection
2. What Are the Warning Signs of a Failing Transvaginal Mesh Device?
3. Obtaining a Free Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Review
4. Transvaginal Mesh Settlement Funding Amounts Increased At Legal-Bay
5. Transvaginal Mesh Settlement Funding News: Legal-Bay To Increase Funding Amounts Up to $250K On Some Vaginal Mesh and Bladder Sling Recall Cases
6. DePuy Settlement Funding And Transvaginal Mesh Capital Increased At Legal-Bay
7. DePuy & Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Settlement Funding Leads Legal-Bay to Banner 2nd Quarter
8. Pharmspective Launches Affordable Care Act eLearning for Healthcare Decision-Makers
9. Global Cardiac Pacemakers - Market Growth Analysis, 2009-2015
10. Aratana Therapeutics to Present at BioCenturys NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference
11. Arena Pharmaceuticals to Present at the NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/25/2015)... , November 25, 2015 Kitov ... ) (TASE: KTOV), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the ... various clinical conditions, today announced the closing of its ... Shares ( ADSs ), each representing 20 ordinary shares ... 3,158,900 ADSs. The ADSs and warrants were issued in ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , Nov. 25, 2015 Allergan ... pharmaceutical company, and Rugen Therapeutics, a start-up  biotechnology ... for unmet CNS disorders and funded by the ... they have entered into an exclusive collaboration to ... for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and Obsessive Compulsive ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... Israel , November 25, 2015 ... "New Investors"), pursuant to which BioLight and the New ... IOPtima Ltd. subsidiary ("IOPtima") via a private placement. The ... of its innovative IOPtimate™ system used in the treatment ... approval pathway process for the IOPtimate™ system with the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... ... “While riding the bus, I saw a passenger in a wheelchair drenched from ... a convenient and comfortable way to protect them from bad weather, so I invented ... during cold or inclement weather. In doing so, it ensures that the user remains ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... , ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... (PHA) announces the nation’s Periwinkle Pioneers, individuals and groups responsible for advancing care ... disease. The Periwinkle Pioneers, nominated by the public, will receive special recognition throughout ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... An unlikely combination ... in a way for homeless people to have a more dignified and comfortable ... initiative whereby they are repurposing plastic bags into sleeping mats for the homeless. ...
(Date:11/25/2015)... ... November 25, 2015 , ... ... focused on providing comprehensive solutions involving adult stem cell therapies to patients with ... deemed the “Regenestem” name as a Registered Trademark (RTM). , Organizations are required ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Genesis Chiropractic Software helps practice owners automate ... between the practice owner and the patient that automatically manages all five aspects ... Click here to learn more. , According to Dr. Brian ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):