What is Transvaginal Mesh?

Many victims or their family members watching them suffer through the pain and aftermath of surgical mesh injury may wonder, What is Transvaginal Mesh? and what makes are its flaws? Although surgical mesh has been used or a variety of ailments, health conditions and problems, most women who have experienced injuries or negative side affects as a result of bad surgical mesh had the medical device placed because of Pelvic Organ Prolapse or Stress Urinary Incontinence.

A condition in which an organ in the pelvic region of the body, such as the bladder, drops, Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a painful condition that can create complications and health issues in its own right. But as a result of POP, many people have endured surgery, in which surgical mesh is placed within the body in an effort to support those organs which have dropped.

What is Transvaginal Mesh and What Are the Complications and Dangers?

While the purpose of surgical mesh, in an of itself, had good intentions for those suffering from painful conditions, including Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence.

One of the most commonly reported negative side effects is the adherence of the mesh itself to other organs or parts of the body, including the intestines. In addition, many victims of bad mesh have experienced injuries that can cause complications in neighboring organs that had not been previously injured prior to the placement of surgical mesh.

While victims of the defective medical device have reported and endured serious injuries resulting from some types of transvaginal and surgical mesh, they’re not the only ones who took notice of the negative side effects. In fact, the Food and Drug Administration issued several warnings and concerns in relation to the device and some of the problems consumers were having as a result of surgical mesh and accompanying surgeries.

Despite the improvement in their health that patients enduring surgical mesh surgery hope for, in some cases, the defective medical device actually decreases the quality of life enjoy by some victims who received the surgery. The mesh has been shown, in some circumstances, to adhere to other organs and cause injury to other organs, sometimes resulting in serious pain.

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