Transvaginal mesh is used to help treat a common condition in women. However, ironically, the synthetic material got linked to problems and transvaginal mesh lawsuits. These mesh materials were marketed by the manufacturers as a durable surgical method for repairing challenging problems like pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, and ended up with a high failure rate.
Why and when were the pelvic mesh introduced?
The most common form of implant, transvaginal mesh, was first introduced in the early 2000s to treat stress incontinence. Though initial reports suggested excellent efficacy and advantages of the mesh over traditional open surgery procedures, it was ultimately discovered that the meshes involved longer recovery for patients and had their own set of complications.
What’s the current controversy regarding the vaginal mesh?
The controversies involving vaginal mesh include the following:
- Chronic pain in the pelvis, lower back, hip and thigh
- Experiencing pain during…
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