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2014-05-23 23:09:50

Ashley Brittain Landers of Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP reports that the FDA has issued proposed orders to reclassify transvaginal mesh devices to the classification of high-risk. The attorneys at Schlichter, Bogard & Denton, LLP are offering free and confidential case reviews to those who allege to have suffered serious injuries associated with the use of transvaginal mesh (TVM) devices. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 On April 29, 2014, the FDA issued an immediate release...

2014-05-13 23:15:43

Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit Attorneys at Wright & Schulte LLC Commend FDA's Move to Increase Regulation of Vaginal Mesh to Treat Pelvic Organ Prolapse Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Wright & Schulte LLC, an experienced law firm representing women in vaginal mesh lawsuits, is pleased to report that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed new regulations to mitigate the risks associated with surgical mesh used in the transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse....

2014-05-13 16:29:30

OTTAWA, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Canada is informing patients about the potential risk of complications associated with transvaginal implantation of surgical mesh devices for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Although many women treated with these devices have had good outcomes, Health Canada continues to receive reports of complications. The use of transvaginal mesh devices for POP and SUI repair has been associated with...

2014-05-08 16:28:04

Dr. Jeffrey Dell Achieves Subspecialty Certification in Urogynecology to Better Serve Patients KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Jeffrey Dell, Director of the Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine, is one of two doctors in the Knoxville metro area to achieve board certification in the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. "We are thrilled to offer this subspecialty and provide premier, cutting-edge care to patients dealing with a range of...

2014-05-01 23:00:23

APOPS will participate in two upcoming medical conferences — one hosted by American Urological Association (AUA) and another jointly hosted by the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) and the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA). (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 In an effort to increase awareness and women’s health education internationally, APOPS will make appearances at two upcoming medical conferences focused on women’s pelvic floor and urologic health, AUA and AUGS/IUGA. AUA...

2014-04-30 23:08:01

The Firm is representing hundreds of women in transvaginal mesh lawsuits who have allegedly suffered mesh erosion, organ damage, chronic pain, and other serious vaginal mesh complications due to pelvic mesh products manufactured by American Medical Systems, Inc., Boston Scientific Corp., C.R. Bard, Inc. and Ethicon, Inc. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 As transvaginal mesh lawsuits (http://www.transvaginalmeshlawsuithelp.com/) continue to mount in courts around the U.S.,...

2014-04-29 23:01:35

The JTB Law Group, LLC files another TVM Lawsuit into the West Virginia MDL 2817, while the FDA releases a proposed action to deal with surgical mesh. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 The JTB Law Group, LLC filed another lawsuit alleging that the pelvic mesh used in women’s bodies is dangerously unsafe. (Docket 2:14-cv-15430 Southern District of West Virginia Federal Court - MDL No. 2187). The lawsuit comes as the FDA issued a proposal to address the risks associated with...

2014-04-01 23:23:02

BroadcastMed, Inc. announces the expansion of the BroadcastMed Network’s specialty specific clinical content with the launch of the OBGYN Channel. Farmington, CT (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 BroadcastMed, Inc. announces the expansion of the BroadcastMed Network’s specialty specific clinical content with the launch of the Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN) Channel. The channel will offer open access to the latest obstetrics and gynecology procedures from world renowned physicians and...

2014-02-21 08:25:15

Many women suffer not just physical but also emotional scars after their transvaginal mesh has failed, says the Life Care Solutions Group. SAN DIEGO, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- When a transvaginal mesh device fails after it has been surgically implanted in a patient, devastating consequences can result. According to the FDA, a range of complications have been reported by thousands of women who have experienced mesh failure since the introduction of the medical device into...

2014-02-20 08:31:43

Vaginal mesh failure can lead to a number of health complications for women. CONCORD, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Since its introduction into the market, the transvaginal mesh has been used in hundreds of thousands of surgeries to repair gynecologic conditions. Urogynecologic Surgical Mesh: Update on the Safety and Effectiveness of Transvaginal Placement for Pelvic Organ Prolapse "Market data from manufacturers indicate that in 2010 approximately 300,000 women underwent...


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