Women continue to report injuries suffered as a result of being implanted with trans-vaginal mesh. Trans-vaginal mesh (TVM) implants are medical devices approved to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP). The device is also approved to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and is meant to strengthen pelvic walls. Mounting litigation and increasing adverse health reports have questioned the devices safety. Many question if TVM devices pose more risks than benefits. TVM has been associated with very serious reactions.
The most common reported adverse event related to TVM include:
There are currently more than 6,000 lawsuits in the USA against TVM Manufacturers. Trials are expected to begin this year.
Thousands of women who were recipients of TVM devices have began experiencing complications relating to the devices defects, including severe pain, erosion of the devices through the skin or tissue, serious infections and the need for revision surgeries. In some cases the device can become embedded in inappropriate areas and multiple surgeries are required to remove the TVM.
If you or a family member has suffered an injury as a result of having had a trans-vaginal mesh Implant to treat POP or urinary problems you may be entitled to compensation. Please contact Liam Moloney Solicitor today for a free consultation to discuss your case.