Vaginal Mesh Complication Lawsuits
Have you undergone a medical procedure using vaginal mesh (surgical mesh) for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse? If so, have you suffered any injuries? You may be entitled to receive monetary compensation. We realize that there’s nothing more disheartening than discovering that you have complications after undergoing surgery. What makes matters even worse is when you must have multiple surgeries in order to treat complications from a defective medical product, such as a surgical mesh.
If you have suffered from complications due to a vaginal (surgical) mesh implant, we invite you to contact the offices of Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, in Nashua, New Hampshire, at: 603.548.3797 for a free, no-obligation legal consultation. Our personal injury attorneys will be glad to evaluate your claim. We are not just experienced in pursuing accident personal injury claims, we are well-versed in vaginal mesh complication lawsuits and medical malpractice.
We would like the opportunity to review your claim and help you in acquiring compensation for your troubles. Compensation may include loss of income, payment of your medical expenses and for your pain and suffering.What is a Vaginal Mesh?
A vaginal mesh (or surgical mesh) is used for repairing stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the pelvic organ prolapse (POP), and urogynecologic procedures. The mesh is permanently implanted to strengthen a weak vaginal wall to support the bladder neck, pelvic organ prolapse repair or for repairing of stress urinary incontinence.
In 2011, the FDA issued a warning in regards to vaginal mesh products that are used for the repair of prolapse. Here are the side effects the report mentioned:
- Organ damage
- Bleeding (from the mesh site)
- Urinary tract complications
- Pain and pain during intercourse
- Mesh erosion from the soft tissues
- Infections where the mesh was implanted
For patients with the POP abdominal incision, took approximately 15.6 months for problems to develop from the mesh implant. Patients with vaginal mesh implants began to develop problems within a month following surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP), according to a report by Caquant in 2008.
Currently, there isn’t a known cure. Unfortunately, if a patient began to developed an infection, pain or mesh erosion following surgery, the treatment can be tedious. It involves an excision of the mesh through a vaginal incision.
According to a report by Margulies in 2008, 13 women who experienced vaginal mesh problems were required to have the mesh removed at a uro-gynecology clinic. The removal of required two surgeries.
Vaginal Mesh also referred to Transvaginal Mesh is used for of pelvic organ prolapse treatment and stress urinary incontinence. Patients have experienced serious complications including the following problems with Bladder Supports and Bladder Sling products.
When comparing patients who experience pelvic organ prolapse repair (with stitches) to patients who have experienced Transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair, they have May have been exposed to additional health risks, according to the FDA.
Contact us today to schedule your free consultation. We are looking forward to providing you with a solution painful health complications.