Mesh surgery is a specific type of medical procedure that is commonly used to repair any tissue within the body that has been damaged or weakened. The tissue may have found itself in this state due to a particular physical trauma, or it could simply be due to an age-related condition. One of the most common reasons why mesh surgery is employed … [Read more...]
What Is Mesh Implant for Urinary Incontinence?
Urinary incontinence is a common condition, especially in older adults. In fact, about 13 million Americans experience incontinence; 85 percent of people experiencing this bladder control problem are women. A person with urinary incontinence leaks urine by accident. People with urinary incontinence often have sudden, urgent urge to urinate, … [Read more...]
Is Pelvic Mesh the Same as Hernia Mesh?
There is very little difference between pelvic mesh and hernia mesh. Doctors used both to improve the results of surgery. In many cases, pelvic mesh and hernia mesh were from the same manufacturers. Both pelvic mesh and hernia mesh were associated with complications. In fact, the makers of pelvic meshes ended up paying millions of dollars in … [Read more...]
Can Pelvic Mesh Be Removed?
Pelvic mesh is a type of synthetic netting used by physicians to treat various medical conditions in women. Most types of pelvic mesh are manufactured out of polypropylene and require a surgeon to insert the material inside the pelvis. Many doctors recommend pelvic mesh for medical conditions such as prolapse and stress incontinence. According to … [Read more...]
What You Need to Know About Mesh Implant Complications
In This Article: What You Should Know What You Should Do What You Should Know The FDA has claimed there is zero evidence to prove that surgical mesh has any clinical benefits, such as improved quality of life. In 2012 there were roughly 100 thousand POP repairs that used surgical mesh and 75 thousand of those were trans-vaginal … [Read more...]
Mesh Implant Complications and Common Problems
Many women have experienced severe infections, tissue erosion and even organ perforation after being treated with mesh implants. If you’re experiencing any complications or side effects from a mesh implant here’s how you can get help. Getting Help Women who developed pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or incontinence trusted they could find comfort in a … [Read more...]
Which Vaginal Mesh Implants May Be Having Complications
There has been numerous reports of vaginal mesh implant complications, and they come from name brand products that you already know or heard of. It's important to know the risks that follow and vaginal mesh implant procedures. Make sure you talk to your doctor to find out which one is right for you and be aware of the risks. Most recent reports … [Read more...]
Complications And Lawsuits Resulting From Use Of The Gynecare Prolift Mesh Implant
As has been the case for a number of vaginal mesh products, the Gynecare Prolift system has recently been blamed for causing a number of serious complications. Over the past several years, mesh devices of this type have reportedly been responsible for a significant number of health problems, some of which are extremely painful and dangerous. The … [Read more...]
Have You Had Vaginal Mesh Implant Complications?
A few months ago, I noticed that there were a lot of commercials on that asked if viewers had any vaginal mesh implant complications. At the time, I had no idea what this was for, and I thought it sounded pretty strange. I was on the phone with a friend and she told me that this is usually used to help women that have experienced a vaginal … [Read more...]
Most Common Mesh Implant Complication Symptoms
In the July 13, 2011 announcement, the FDA says the following may be a symptom of a mess complication after it has been implanted through the vagina, called a transvaginal placement: Mesh erosion through the vagina (this is also called exposure, extrusion or protrusion) Pain Infection Bleeding Pain during sexual intercourse, and pain to … [Read more...]