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Transvaginal mesh (TVM) devices have been implanted in women to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Also referred to as pelvic mesh implants, bladder slings or surgical mesh, TVM devices have been linked to some serious risks and complications, the worst of which can result in irreversible injuries and significant impacts on women’s quality of life.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a transvaginal mesh device, you can turn to Kingston Personal Injury Attorney Charles N. Rock for aggressive legal advocacy and effective help pursuing compensation and justice.
Transvaginal mesh devices and bladder slings are surgically implanted in women to reinforce pelvic organs when the trauma of childbirth (or other events) has substantially weakened the pelvic walls.
Although these devices can treat POP and SUI for some women, tens of thousands of women with these devices have reported developing some serious health complications, including (but not necessarily exclusive to):
For these and other serious bladder mesh complications, women typically need to undergo at least one risky, invasive revision surgery to remove the mesh device. For some, multiple revision surgeries are needed to try to treat the damage caused by transvaginal mesh implants.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a number of warnings about the risks and complications associated with TVM devices. The following provides an overview of the most significant and recent FDA actions taken in regards to vaginal mesh devices:
If you or someone you love been has been harmed by a defective transvaginal mesh device or bladder sling, it is time to contact Kingston Personal Injury Attorney Charles N. Rock. For nearly 20 years, Charles N. Rock has been dedicated to pursuing justice and financial recovery for the victims of negligence, including those who have been harmed by defective, faulty or dangerous medical devices like transvaginal mesh slings.
To find out more about your best options for financial recovery, contact us today to schedule a free, no obligations initial consultation. You can set up this meeting by calling (845) 383–1170 or by emailing our firm via the contact form on this page. To ensure that you have the legal support you need as soon as possible, Attorney Charles N. Rock can meet you at your home or a hospital when needed.
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