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What about the Transvaginal Surgical Mesh?

January 1, 1970 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

There are many types of material used to maketransvaginal surgical mesh. However, there is one type of transvaginal surgical mesh which has resulted in more than 600 cases against manufacturers of transvaginal mesh, such as American Medical Systems, Bard, Boston Scientific, and Johnson & Johnson. The transvaginal surgical mesh used in these cases is made of polypropylene. Polypropylene is a…
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Meshing FDA and Manufacturers Together at Transvaginal Mesh Advisory Committee Hearings

January 1, 1970 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

On Friday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Obstetrics & Gynecology Devices Advisory Committee concluded a two-day meeting to review the safety and effectiveness of surgical mesh for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Since 2002, the FDA has cleared more than 100 mesh products for POP repair and 78 mesh devices for SUI…
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