J&J withdraws pelvic mesh device from Australian market
Similar class actions involving thousands of women are also under way in the UK and US.
More than 100,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed in the US, the largest number against Johnson & Johnson, the manufacturer of the most commonly used meshes.
Johnson & Johnson have withdrawn their mid-urethral vaginal sling – used to treat stress urinary incontinence – from the Australian market. This follows the ban on transvaginal mesh for prolapse operations. Read more: https://t.co/taVvunhWjd
— Health Issues Centre (@HealthIssuesCtr) January 23, 2018
"All surgical mesh products whose sole use is the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse via transvaginal implantation will no longer be supplied," surgical mesh regulatory action decision #medsafehttps://t.co/GvojLlfKYZ
— Science Media Centre NZ (@smcnz) January 30, 2018
Common Transvaginal Mesh Complications ~ 3 Problems All Women Should Know About BEFORE Having Surgery
Transvaginal mesh implants have become a common treatment for a variety of pelvic floor disorders such as stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
Unfortunately, many patients have seen severe complications from these surgeries.
Before having a transvaginal mesh implant, you should be aware of the risks and potential problems.
@RTELateLateShow Would you be prepared to air on your show, how women are having their lives destroyed by a transvaginal mesh which has been banned in some countries but not here or UK, I would love to tell my story via a group @meshsurvivorire Love to hear from your views.
— Cath (@Meshguineapig) January 17, 2018
Transvaginal Mesh Collateral Damage Too High for TVM Settlement https://t.co/X45wkjMsyd
— Affordable Coin Shop (@oldsouthmk) January 30, 2018
Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit News: New Order Governs Discovery For Third Wave of Bellwether Cases In Federal C.R. Bard Litigation
Thousands of transvaginal mesh lawsuits filed against C.R. Bard, Inc. continue to move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia …
NJ Jury Awards $15 Million in Ethicon Mesh Lawsuit
A New Jersey woman who has endured near constant pain since receiving Ethicon, Inc.’s pelvic mesh devices to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse has been awarded $15 million by the Bergen …
Read our blog regarding concerns over the risks and side-effects of vaginal mesh surgery as The Department of Health confirm that their intention is for a mesh audit to take place. https://t.co/t7tdZXrE9c #SlingTheMesh #GynaeMesh pic.twitter.com/e1ZUkLPZOD
— Morgan Jones Pett (@MorganJonesPett) January 30, 2018
New Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Added to C.R. Bard Litigation in Bergen County NJ
More than 1,600 C.R. Bard transvaginal mesh lawsuits are now pending in a consolidated litigation underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports.
A Case List updated on …
2010. 3yr Study of Tvt-Secur #Mesh Sling Tape showed Increasing Failiure rates. 40% failed at 3yrs, needing reOperation, after initially appearing to cure Stress Incontinence. Used in #NHS UK. Risk communication? @MeshCampaign @OwenSmith_MP @APMSGT @UroWeb https://t.co/ADPri6vxzx pic.twitter.com/bKL8IDvLae
— Fibroid New Research (@FibroidNetwork) January 12, 2018
PA’s 6th Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit: $57.1 Million
A Pennsylvania woman has been awarded $57.1 million, after the Philadelphia jury hearing her transvaginal mesh lawsuit found that Ethicon Inc.’s defective TVT implants had eroded into her urethra, resulting in …