How Successful is Pelvic Prolapse Surgery?

How Successful is Pelvic Prolapse Surgery?

When we talk about pelvic organ prolapse, it means one or more of the tissues and muscles that supports the pelvic organs – the womb, colon, vagina, or bladder – slide down from their natural position and protrude into the vagina, in many cases a pelvic prolapse surgery is required.  A prolapse occurs when the pelvic […]

What is a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit?

What is a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit?

The first transvaginal mesh lawsuit was introduced in court in 2012. Several transvaginal mesh manufacturers have lost multimillion-dollar cases since then. Many corporations have agreed to substantial legal settlements to avoid facing litigants in court, but others have postponed procedures and settlements. Multiple juries have sided with plaintiffs who accused manufacturers like American Medical systems […]

How Do You Fix a Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

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Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a pelvic floor disorder in which the muscles, ligaments, and connective tissues that support your pelvic organs become weakened to keep them in place. Your pelvic floor muscles operate as a strong sling, supporting organs such as your vagina, uterus, bladder, and rectum. The pelvic organs usually move out of place […]

At What Symptom Stage Would I Require Prolapse Surgery?

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Pelvic organ prolapse happens when a pelvic organ, such as your bladder, moves from its usual location in your lower abdomen and presses on the sides of your vagina. This can occur if the pelvic floor muscles that keep your pelvic organs in place become weak or strained due to age, childbirth, or hormonal imbalance. […]

What is a Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit?

To date, over 100,000 lawsuits have alleged that transvaginal mesh causes complications including severe and chronic pain, infections, reduced mobility, sexual difficulties, autoimmune issues, and psychological strain.   So, what is transvaginal mesh, what is it used for, and what does a transvaginal lawsuit look like?   Synthetic, surgical mesh is made of a supposedly […]

The Facebook Whistleblower

In the fall of 2021, former Facebook employee Frances Haugen testified before Congress on the detrimental effects of Facebook. Haugen was knowledgeable of the situation and testified to the lack of action being taken by Facebook and their parent company Meta. Haugen didn’t hold back, calling out Facebook’s products for harming children, stoking division, and […]

FDA Continues Studies of the Dangers of Transvaginal Mesh

Even though transvaginal mesh devices used for transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse (“POP”) are no longer commercially available, the FDA has required mesh manufacturers to conduct on-going studies to better understand what impacts the mesh has on women who have already been implanted with the mesh, long term. These studies are collaborative efforts with […]

Social Media Companies Under Fire and How to File a Lawsuit against Facebook

  Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, is under fire with new litigation accusing the social media giant of designing and manufacturing their platforms in a way that causes social media addiction and self-destructive behavior in kids and teens. Other social media platforms and companies included in the recently formed multi-district litigation are […]

Section 230: What is It and Why It Needs to Change

Social media websites and apps, ranging from Meta (Facebook and Instagram) to TikTok and YouTube, are generally shielded by Section 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act. The language of the act states that, “No provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information […]

Transvaginal Mesh: Uses and Mesh Complications in Women

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What is Transvaginal Mesh Used For Surgical mesh is a medical device currently made from synthetic materials or animal tissue. This type of mesh was created to provide support to damaged or weakened tissue. For women, transvaginal mesh implants are used to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP). When the muscles […]