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Transvaginal Mesh Lawyer

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Thousands of women have used the transvaginal mesh device, which has come under scrutiny by the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA is investigating reports of several complications involving implantation of the devices, also known as vaginal mesh devices.

If you or a loved one was injured by the transvaginal mesh, or a surgical mesh, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Act quickly to make sure your rights are protected. Call 1-800-WIN-WIN-1 to speak with a transvaginal mesh injury lawyer. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone, serving Boston, Worcester, Springfield and other communities in Massachusetts, fight aggressively for injury victims.

A closer look at the transvaginal mesh

Women who are diagnosed with a condition known as pelvic organ prolapse typically are prescribed the transvaginal mesh. The device is inserted to strengthen the woman’s weakened vaginal tissue. Pregnancy is among the causes of the condition.

The FDA is investigating reports of injury. The agency also says little evidence exists showing that the implants improve pelvic organ prolapsed.

Manufacturers estimate that about 100,000 patients were treated for pelvic organ prolapsed with the surgical mesh in 2010, and about 75,000 women had the devices implanted vaginally. Common transvaginal mesh side effects include:

  • Pain
  • Infection
  • Bleeding
  • Erosion of the vaginal tissue
  • Perforation of the bowel, bladder or blood vessels
  • Recurrence of pelvic organ prolapse

Manufacturers of the transvaginal mesh include:

  • American Medical Systems
  • Bard
  • Boston Scientific
  • Johnson & Johnson

Find out how a lawyer in Massachusetts can help

For more information about how we may help, call 1-800-WIN-WIN-1. You can also complete our online contact form. Your consultation with the Law Offices of Mark E. Salomone is free and confidential. Our personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping victims obtain the compensation they need and deserve.

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