Surgical Mesh: What is Pelvic Mesh Made of?

What is Pelvic Mesh Made of?

Surgical Mesh Fail: Stress Urinary Incontinence Surgery A surgical mesh implant is a net-like medical device that reinforces weakened or damaged tissue. It has several medicinal applications, including heart stents and repairing abdominal hernias. Synthetic (man-made) materials and animal tissue are the primary sources of surgical mesh. Mesh grafts are used to strengthen the weakened vaginal […]

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 […]

Transvaginal Mesh Attorneys and Complications: Do You Have a Case?

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What is a transvaginal mesh implant, and who uses it? Transvaginal mesh, also known as urogynecologic surgical or pelvic mesh, offers extra support while treating weakening or damaged tissues. Most surgical meshes on the market are made from synthetic materials and animal tissue (mostly cow and pig). The mesh products, available in knitted and non-knitted […]

What is Transvaginal Mesh, and Why are Women Suing Over it?

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What are transvaginal mesh implants? Transvaginal mesh implants were first used as standard therapy to treat Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and Pelvic Organ Prolapse repair, which are frequent problems after delivery. However, these medical procedures have resulted in life-altering problems for many women, including nerve damage, pelvic pain, and pelvic floor disorders. Transvaginal mesh products […]

Vaginal Mesh Erosion Lawsuit- Controversy Surrounding Mesh Implants

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What are vaginal mesh implants? Vaginal mesh implants or slings, which have been put in millions of women during urogynecologic surgeries to treat POP (pelvic organ prolapse) and SUI (stress urinary incontinence), have been associated with a high prevalence of significant mesh problems. Women demanding compensation for catastrophic injuries such as mesh erosion and extrusion, […]