Transvaginal Mesh Implant Complications

NOTE: The transvaginal mesh cases we were retained in, to represent women injured by these devices, have resolved. As a result, we are no longer taking new cases. This page is solely a resource to our current clients to provide updates when they are available.

Background

Transvaginal mesh implants came under increased scrutiny by both doctors and patients after the FDA issued a detailed report, revealing that thousands of women may have been unnecessarily exposed to a significant risk of injuries included erosion, urinary problems and other complications related to the transvaginal mesh implant.

Thousands of women had a vaginal mesh or bladder sling implanted; however, reports began surfacing of complications and injuries that may be linked to this surgical mesh used to treat Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse.

Symptoms of Transvaginal Mesh Complications

  • Infection
  • Erosion of the mesh into the vagina
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Vaginal Pain
  • Injury to nearby organs
  • Urinary problems
  • Hardening of the vaginal mesh
  • Difficulty during sex after vaginal surgery

Manufacturers

The transvaginal mesh manufacturers that were investigated related to these devices included:

  • Boston Scientific
  • Bard
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • AMS
  • Coloplast