Transvaginal Mesh Implants

It has recently come to light that both the product design of the transvaginal implants and implantation technique have contributed to serious, often life-changing complications for patients who have received the implants. Despite thousands of reports of issues, most companies never recalled the devices. The main problems which have arisen are:

  • Mesh erosion
  • Infection
  • Severe abdominal and pelvic pain
  • Bleeding
  • Internal cutting of the implant
  • No improvement in symptoms
  • Organ perforation
  • Implantation of a faulty product
  • Nerve damage
  • Vaginal scarring
  • Life-changing symptoms due to the surgery (such as inability to walk due to pain)
  • Difficult sexual relations as a result of any of the above

Watch the below video as medical negligence expert Ekaterina Zelenova explains Transvaginal Mesh Implants.

If you have suffered due to Transvaginal Mesh Implants, we would like to help you claim compensation for your suffering so please call 0800 145 5105.

You may also have a case for making a transvaginal mesh implants claim for any of the below reasons:

  • You feel you didn’t receive enough information about the risks of the implant prior to surgery
  • You were unaware that the implant would be permanent
  • You were not offered a consultation prior to the procedure, or were not given enough time prior to the procedure to consider the pros and cons
  • You were disappointed with the standard of surgery you received
  • You sought health care on one or multiple occasions after your surgery, as a result of the implant, and were not dealt with appropriately
  • Your subsequent complaints were ignored by healthcare staff
  • You have had to have revision surgery to repair the damage caused by your mesh implant
  • You were not offered any other alternatives to transvaginal mesh implants prior to surgery, such as pessaries, surgery without mesh or pelvic floor therapy

So far more than 800 UK women have begun the process of taking legal action against the NHS and the makers of transvaginal mesh implants- do you believe you should rightfully join them? If your mesh implant surgery has left you in debilitating and often permanent pain, we can help.

Transvaginal mesh implants are net-like implants used to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence after childbirth in women. The mesh, usually made from synthetic polypropylene, is permanently implanted to reinforce the weakened vaginal wall or support the urethra or bladder neck. During the procedure, doctors surgically place the mesh through the vagina or the abdomen.

If you have suffered as a result of transvaginal mesh implant surgery, please call leading solicitors Georgina Brayford and Ekaterina Zelanova on 0800 145 5105 with your details so that they can begin your claim. Georgina and Ekaterina have been chosen to deal with these claims as they have extensive and successful experience fighting Medical Negligence Claims

Vaginal Mesh Claims Form

  • When did you have the mesh implants?
  • Name of hospital and/or surgeon treating?
  • Date of explanation, if applicable?
  • What are the effects you are experiencing?
  • When did you first notice these effects?

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