Understanding the FDA Ban on Transvaginal Mesh Kits: Safety and Alternatives for Women

Understanding the FDA Ban on Transvaginal Mesh Kits: Safety and Alternatives for Women

In 2019, the FDA ban on transvaginal mesh kits for pelvic organ prolapse repair was implemented, responding to reports of severe complications. This article explores the reasons for the ban, the impact on women’s health, and examines possible surgical and non-surgical alternatives. Key Takeaways The FDA banned the sale of all transvaginal mesh products for […]

Understanding the Impact of Off the Market Transvaginal Mesh Kits on Women’s Health

The realm of women’s health has been subjected to various advancements and innovations over the years. Transvaginal mesh kits emerged as a revolutionary solution to address pelvic floor disorders. However, their journey from being considered a medical breakthrough to becoming the subject of controversy provides a compelling narrative on the delicate balance between medical innovation […]

What Is Bard Implantable Power Port, and Why Are There Lawsuits On It?

Bard Implantable Power Port

The Bard Implantable PowerPort, also known as the BardPort, is an implantable catheter device used for intravenous fluid or drug administration. It is used with treatments such as chemotherapy to carry medicine into your bloodstream. Bard Access Systems Inc., a Becton, Dickinson, and Company branch, manufactures the Bard PowerPort implantable port device. Bard PowerPort catheters […]

Can you fix a prolapse without mesh?

Can you fix a prolapse without mesh

The treatment of a prolapse depends on various factors, including the severity of the prolapse, the patient’s symptoms, and overall health. While vaginal mesh has been used to treat prolapse, concerns, and mesh complications have led to regulatory changes and a shift toward alternative treatment options. So, can you fix a prolapse without mesh? Non-surgical […]

Navigating Transabdominal Mesh Infections: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Navigating Transabdominal Mesh Infections

Transabdominal mesh, usually constructed of polypropylene (PPL), has become a public health issue in the surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP). While many women undergo the implantation with no issues, some experience mesh complications after the surgery or even years later. One symptom of the more severe complications is […]

Pelvic pain after mesh surgery? Complications of Transvaginal Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic pain after mesh surgery

Transvaginal mesh surgery is a procedure used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. However, numerous reports of serious complications associated with transvaginal mesh surgery have led to significant concerns and legal actions. If you are experiencing persistent pelvic pain after mesh implantation, it’s crucial to consult your healthcare […]

Self-Fixing Mesh with Y Shaped Placement in Transabdominal Repair: Advancements and Complications

y shaped placement in transabdominal repair

Transabdominal repair is a surgical technique used to address various pelvic organs and floor disorders like hernia, stress incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse involving weakened or damaged tissues within the pelvic floor. Over the years, various surgical techniques have been developed to optimize the placement of surgical mesh during laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery and laparoscopic transabdominal pre-peritoneal […]

Legal and Ethical Considerations Transabdominal Mesh Litigation: Navigating Patient Rights and Industry Accountability

Transabdominal mesh litigation

Transabdominal mesh surgery has been widely used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. However, concerns have arisen over the safety and efficacy of these surgical mesh devices, leading to a surge in litigation cases involving patients, healthcare providers, and manufacturers. This article explores the legal and ethical considerations surrounding transabdominal mesh litigation, […]

Unraveling Transabdominal Mesh: What Material is Pelvic Mesh?

what material is pelvic mesh

What material is pelvic mesh & what it’s used for? Pelvic mesh is widely used to correct transabdominal pelvic organ prolapse (POP). To treat pelvic organ prolapse, transabdominal mesh surgery utilizes a surgical mesh material to support the top of the vagina. The transabdominal prolapse mesh is stitched to the front of the tailbone (sacrum) […]