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Transvaginal Mesh Update

Transvaginal Mesh Update On July 13, 2011 the Food and Drug Administration released a safety communication warning to physicians and health care professionals, as well as patients, that the placement of surgical mesh through the vagina to treat pelvic organ prolapse may pose a greater risk for the individual than other options. Click here for … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

South Carolina Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit A recent study revealed troubling results with vaginal mesh procedures.  Many women are suffering from pain after a surgery inserting a transvaginal mesh device / TVT / TVM system and sling.  According to the New England Journal of Medicine, a vaginal mesh support is more effective for repairing a common … [Read more...]

What is TVM?

The Food and Drug Administration recently warned patients and doctors of serious complications linked to transvaginal mesh.  If you have been injured as a result of a TVM implant, you could be entitled to compensation. The urgent notice includes mesh devices from nine different manufacturers. TVM is a medical device implanted vaginally or … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh FAQ

Transvaginal Mesh FAQ Q: What is transvaginal mesh? A: A vaginal mesh support is a way of repairing a common type of pelvic organ prolapsed common to women, which occurs when pelvic organs fall out of place, by stitching the connective tissue in the vaginal wall muscle back together. Q: How can transvaginal mesh hurt me? A: Transvaginal mesh … [Read more...]

Composix Kugel Mesh Patch

South Carolina Composix Kugel Mesh Patch Lawyers The Strom Law Firm is now investigating and evaluating the Kugel Mesh patch.  It is designed to prevent hernia that can develop after surgery; however it is considered a dangerous and defective device.  Call the Strom Law Firm today for a free case evaluation.  803.252.4800. Even if you don’t hire … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit: Update & Referrals

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit In 2011, the Food and Drug Administration issued a public notice regarding transvaginal mesh to doctors  after 2,875 injuries relating to pelvic mesh were reported between 2008 and 2010.  Right now, cases are being filed individually, and no nationwide transvaginal mesh class action lawsuit has been filed. Click … [Read more...]

J&J Voluntarily Pulls 4 Transvaginal Mesh Devices From the Market

In June, Johnson & Johnson announced that it would pull 4 of its transvaginal meshes from the market in 120 days. These devices are: · TVT Secur · Prosima Pelvic Floor Repair System · Prolift Pelvic Floor Repair System · Prolift MTM Pelvic Floor Repair System J&J made the announcement in a letter, sent both to the FDA as well as to … [Read more...]

Filing a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Attorneys The Strom Law Firm, LLC is currently reviewing cases on behalf of women who have suffered life altering complications after receiving a transvaginal mesh implant for Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) or Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP).  Although no class action has been filed, there are are currently Four … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Victim Wins Suit Against Manufacturer

Christine Scott, in her bellweather suit against medical device manufacturer C.R. Bard, won a clear victory for transvaginal mesh victims across the globe. Scott and her husband were awarded $5.5 million for personal damages, including the loss of their love life. The case has been in litigation for four years. This is the first time in the … [Read more...]

TVM: FDA Advises Patients to Consider Alternatives

On July 13, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration released an urgent updated advisory recommending patients and doctors think about alternatives to transvaginal mesh (TVM). This urgent notice came following a spike in reported complications in women with the surgical mesh implant which is used to strengthen vaginal tissue. The advisory also … [Read more...]

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