How does social media affect children’s brain development?

Social media has become the modern way of communicating, and it’s something that most parents didn’t have growing up. As such, it can be difficult for us to know how beneficial, or otherwise, this new technology is for our children. With research showing that 90% of teens use some form of social media from age […]

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 […]

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) […]

Bard PowerPort Lawsuit | Settlements for Injuries

bard powerport lawsuit

Bard Powerport Lawsuit The Bard PowerPort, or “BardPort,” is a port catheter device that may be implanted subcutaneously and used for intravenous fluid or pharmaceutical administration. The Bard PowerPort is prone to breaking and shifting out of position because of problems in its design and production. There is a risk of internal vascular damage and […]

Pelvic Mesh Removal Surgery: 6 Things Women Should Know

pelvic mesh removal surgery

About 200,000 inpatient surgical operations are done annually in the United States for pelvic organ prolapse (POP), making it one of the most prevalent reasons for women to undergo pelvic reconstructive surgery and some pelvic mesh removal surgery.  There has been a rise in synthetic mesh slings and biological mesh use in transvaginal prolapse surgery […]

Transvaginal Mesh Recall: Law Firm in Chicago, Illinois Urges Women To Take Notice

Transvaginal Mesh Recall

Transvaginal mesh recall and Thomas Plouff Law firm urge women with complications due to vaginal mesh to get help immediately.  The FDA ordered on April 16, 2019, after evaluating premarket approval (PMA) applications. They ordered manufacturers of surgical mesh designed for transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse (specifically Boston Scientific Uphold Lite, Boston Scientific Xenform, and Coloplast Direct Fix […]