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Other Names for Transvaginal Mesh

Transvaginal mesh patches are commonly produced under brand names of Johnson & Johnson, Bard's and Ethicon. A few common brands include but are not limited to: Ethicon TVT, Gynecare Gynemesh, Secur, Prolene Polypropylene Mesh Patch, Align and PelviSoft® Biomesh.
Transvaginal Mesh
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Transvaginal Mesh Side Effects

Transvaginal Mesh

Transvaginal Mesh Side Effects- Serious

  • Hemorrhaging
  • Extreme pelvic pain caused by a shrinkage of the mesh
  • Continuous pain or discomfort causing depression 
  • Infection of the kidney, urinary tract, or bladder
  • Sepsis or other blood infections
  • Perforation of the bladder, blood vessels or bowel during the surgery
  • Recurrence of prolapse/incontinence or both
  • Serious infection- confusion, painful urination, bloody urin, fever, cold feelings, abdominal aching or nausea

Transvaginal Mesh Side Effects- Common

  • Painful urination
  • Discomfort during sex
  • Erosion of the transvaginal mesh
  • Scarring of the vaginal tissue
  • Tightening of the vagina
See our "Warnings and Recalls" page for more details. Since 2008, the FDA has received 2,874 adverse event reports of complications following surgery. Of these reports, 1,503 adverse event reports were associated with transvaginal implants used in Pelvic Organ Prolapse repair, and 1371 of the reports were associated with stress urinary incontinence repair. Transvaginal mesh was designed to help women who were suffering from Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Stress Urinary Incontinence, but instead it has shown to cause serious complications which have resulted in vaginal mesh lawsuits. Studies have shown that due to the nature of this surgery, surgeons placing Transvaginal mesh devices need more specialized training on using and implanting the device.  Since there are serious complications and infections that can arise during the surgery and implantation of the device, transvaginal mesh can do more harm than good for many women. Due to the complications of vaginal mesh surgery the transvaginal mesh lawsuit is proceeding forward to assist those women who have been injured from the use of vaginal mesh. If you believe you may be experiencing complications from vaginal mesh, transvaginal mesh, or mesh surgery(s) you may be eligible to be included in the vaginal mesh lawsuit. Timing is important, so protect your rights and call today (Many legal actions have a statute of limitations). If you are unsure whether your symptoms are complications of the vaginal mesh surgery, give us a call or click the immediate assistance phone in the top right of this page. When you place your phone number in the area provided and click again, either one of our attorneys or our medical personnel will be with you usually within a minute.