Both the vaginal mesh and bladder sling are part of the current multi district litigation lawsuits being filed by vaginal mesh lawyers, bladder sling attorneys and transvaginal mesh law Firms. The mesh products go under a number of different names. All of these are part of the vaginal mesh litigations being filed on behalf of women with complications and a faulty vaginal mesh implant. Because there are so many we have the list below. All are vaginal mesh of one type or another. All are a part of the vaginal mesh lawsuits currently underway.
Manufacturers of transvaginal mesh products include C.R. Bard, Boston Scientific Schimmed, American Medical Supply, and Gynecare/Ethicon, Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson and Johnson.
C.R. Bard’s list of Vaginal Mesh Products include:
- Avaulta Solo Synthetic© – a polypropylene mesh support
- Avaulta Plus Biosynthetic© – a polypropylene mesh with a matrix of corss-linked collagen on one side
- Avaulta Biosynthetic© – a polypropylene mesh with hydrophyilic collagen coating
Johnson&Johnson Johnson & Johnson Transvaginal Mesh Products:
- Ethicon TVT©
- Gynecare TVT©
- Gynemesh PS©
American Medical Systems
Boston Scientific Scimed
- Prefyx PPS,
- Obtryx Curved Single,
- Obtryx Mesh Sling,
- Advantage Sling System,
- Prefyx System Mid U,
- Mesh Sling System
- Gynemesh PS (K013718) a/k/a/ Prolift Pelvic Floor,
- Prolene Polypropylene Mesh
- Tension Free Vaginal Tape
Johnson & Johnson
- Uretex TO,
- Avaulta Biosynthetic,
- Uretex Pubovaginal Sling/support kit,
- Bard Posterior Biosynthetic Support System,
- Pelvetex Polypropylene Mesh
What is a Bladder Sling?
It is a procedure done by a urologist, urogynecologist or ob/gyn surgeon to aid in stress incontinence. Some procedures are done through the vagina and some with a laprascope through the abdominal wall.
Vaginal Mesh/Bladder Sling
Surgical mesh, vaginal mesh and bladder slings, are medical devices that are used to repair weakened or damaged tissue (specifically in pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI)). It is made from either porous synthetic material or biologic material.
Vaginal Tape or TVT
The TVT is a doctor-applied, ribbon-like strip that stops urine leakage the way your body was designed to by supporting the urethra.
According to the FDA
Urogynecologic Surgical Mesh Implants
Surgical mesh is a medical device that is generally used to repair weakened or damaged tissue. It is made from porous absorbable or non-absorbable synthetic material or absorbable biologic material.
Surgical mesh can be used for urogynecologic procedures, including repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). It is permanently implanted to reinforce the weakened vaginal wall for POP repair or support the urethra or bladder neck for the repair of SUI.
With so many differnt companies and implants it can get very confusing to figure out what you have and if you are a candidate for the vaginal mesh lawsuits. If you meet the criteria for you state staute of limitations and have complications and have been told by a doctor you have a problem with the implanted mesh assume you are a candidate and do not wait. Contact the Vaginal Mesh Helpline to speak top a Vaginal mesh lawyer and protect your rights today. manufacturers who put profits over people must be held accountable and a message must be sent. Helpling women with vaginal mesh problems nationwide including:
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