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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...]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawyers: Bladder Sling Update

Bladder slings are comprised of surgical mesh and are designed to alleviate problems associated with Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) and Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). Bladder Sling Complications In July 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to physicians and healthcare providers concerning bladder slings and surgical … [Read more...]

Understanding Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is a condition in which the urethra, bladder, and other organs slip through an opening in the vaginal wall. What Causes Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Pelvic organ prolapse is usually caused by damage to the tissues (muscles, ligaments, and connective tissue) that support the pelvic organs. Damage or stretching of these … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Attorney Referrals

Transvaginal Mesh Problems The Strom Law Firm is now accepting attorney referrals for Transvaginal Mesh Patients. We enjoy mutually beneficial attorney referrals and relationships with a number of law firms in the South Carolina area as well as nationwide. Whether you are in state, or out of state and looking for local representation for a … [Read more...]

Vaginal Mesh Failure

Defective Medical Devices - Vaginal Mesh Failure South Carolina Personal Injury Attorneys You may have heard about the recent study that revealed troubling results with transvaginal 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 … [Read more...]

Potential TVM Complications

Potential TVM Complications Types of Potential TVM Complications Women who suffered tranvaginal mesh complications after undergoing pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery with a transvaginal mesh have most likely experienced undeserved pain and discomfort, and may have legal recourse. Because the manufacturers of transvaginal meshes for … [Read more...]

Top 6 Alternatives to Vaginal Mesh Implants

Vaginal mesh implants have been used in the United States since the early 2000’s, and have gained popularity as an easy and quick surgical alternative to hysterectomies or other, more drastic, forms of surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI). However, since 2010 a slew of personal injury lawsuits have been … [Read more...]

Three J&J Execs to Testify about Transvaginal Mesh Complications

In a July 19th ruling, the Hon. Carol Higbee, presiding judge over the consolidated litigation in Atlantic City, ordered that three Johnson & Johnson executives must testify in court regarding their transvaginal mesh products. The executives are new CEO Alex Gorsky, former J&J Vice Chairman Sheri McCoy, and Ethicon Franchise head Gary … [Read more...]

Transvaginal Mesh Q&A

Transvaginal Mesh Lawyer Q: What is transvaginal mesh? A: In women, a vaginal mesh support may be used to repair a common type of pelvic organ prolapse, which occurs when pelvic organs fall out of place, by stitching the connective tissue in the vaginal wall muscle back together. For the latest information on the transvaginal mesh lawsuit, click … [Read more...]

Sixth MDL Considered for Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

A panel of judges met on Thursday, July 26th, to decide if a sixth multidistrict litigation (MDL) was necessary for transvaginal mesh patients. No news has been released yet regarding a decision. Thousands of cases have come forward regarding the problems associated with transvaginal mesh surgery, including infection, bleeding, and pain during … [Read more...]

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