Transvaginal Mesh Injuries as High as 40%

In an article published recently, injury rates as high as 40% may be attributed to vaginal mesh procedures. Here are the figures quoted: Up to 39.1 per cent of women suffer nerve injuries from instruments used during prolapse repairs. Up to 29.4 per cent of women suffer vascular injury and bleeding during insertion of a…

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Bladder Sling Removal

Bladder Slings, Pelvic Mesh, Transvaginal Mesh.  Whatever you want to call it.  These implants were supposed to help — Not Hurt — What may have looked like a good solution to Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary incontinence, clearly has not turned out well for anyone.  Particularly those people who have these implants. I read…

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Judge Says — Settle Before Juries Award Billions in Bladder Sling cases

From a recent court transcript a judge managing the transvaginal mesh cases in a federal court in West Virginia has said to Bard, one of the mesh implant makers. “I can’t imagine a corporation facing potentially billions of dollars in verdicts wouldn’t find it advisable to try to achieve a settlement for a much lesser…

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Bladder Sling Verdict $26.7 Million Against Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific is hit with a $26.7 million dollar compensatory damage verdict.  The case involved 4 women who had the Pinnacle system used to treat prolapse. As expected this is helpful to plaintiffs all over who may have claims against not only Boston Scientific but also other bladder sling manufacturers.  What these verdicts (both positive…

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