Pelvic Organ Prolapse: What You Need to Know
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on May 20, 2016
What to know if you’ve suffered pelvic organ prolapse Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when an organ, such as the bladder, drops from its normal position and pushes against the wall of other organs and tissue. Though it is an important medical issue to address, the device commonly used to treat this condition poses serious...
Litigation Update: Transvaginal Mesh & Bladder Slings
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on March 17, 2015
For women struggling with incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and other problems, surgical treatments such as a bladder sling or other procedures using transvaginal mesh (TVM) seemed like a dream come true. Pharmaceutical companies claimed their mesh products would shore up weakened pelvic muscles—supporting internal organs and reducing embarrassing accidents. Sadly, for thousands of women,...