The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an urgent advisory warning for serious complications related to transvaginal mesh and bladder slings. The FDA has stated that between 2008 and 2010 there have been thousands of injuries related to the mesh used in transvaginal mesh procedures. Common complications and symptoms are:
Vaginal mesh erosion
Multiple surgeries required to correct damage.
Manufacturers of the transvaginal mesh and bladder sling have estimated that hundreds of thousands of women have had this surgical implant. If you or someone you know has been affected by any complications, or is experiencing any of the above symptoms, you may have a personal injury claim. An experienced personal injury attorney can provide you with a consultation, protect your rights, and guide you through the legal process.