Women at Risk: Dyspareunia significantly more common after mini-slings than full-length slings

A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine shows mini-slings do not reduce the risk of groin pain compared with full-length mid-urethral slings Dr. Greg Vigna, practicing physician, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, and certified life care planner states, “This study was sponsored by England’s National Institute for Health Research and in our [...]

2022-07-01T01:59:36+00:00July 3rd, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Double the Trouble: Mid-Urethral Sling with Sacrocolpopexy Mesh

Implantation of a mid-urethral sling & sacrocolpopexy mesh is an unnecessary risk especially when dyspareunia & disabling pain is produced by both devices. “Implantation of a mid-urethral sling and sacrocolpopexy mesh is an unnecessary risk especially when dyspareunia and disabling pelvic pain may be produced by both devices. Differentiating which device is the primary [...]

2022-07-01T01:26:47+00:00July 1st, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Retropubic Slings: Safer Alternative Design to the Transobturator Sling

There is a basis of physician malpractice for merely selecting a full-length transobturator sling or minisling that inserts into the obturator internus muscle. “We represent women with serious neurological injuries from retropubic slings. Our position is that full-length heavy-weight polypropylene retropubic are unreasonably dangerous and there are safer alternative synthetic designs that would substantially [...]

2022-05-06T18:40:07+00:00May 6th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Burch Procedure for Stress Urinary Incontinence Should Be the Preferred Approach

Vigna Law Group focuses on the neurological injuries caused by transvaginal mesh devices including pudendal neuralgia. “Because midurethral slings have recently become under scrutiny, it may return as a first-line treatment procedure. Both open and laparoscopic Burch colposuspension should therefore nowadays be provided in fellowship programs worldwide," states Nikolas Veit-Rubin, MD. Dr. Vigna, national [...]

2022-05-06T18:33:48+00:00May 6th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transobturator Slings: Groin Dissection Necessary and Helpful for Intractable Pain

Literature is supporting the efficacy of groin dissection and the removal of the arms of polypropylene slings for women with intractable pelvic pain “This case series is one of the few to report functional outcomes, in particular quality of life and sexual quality of life, after tape removal and has one of the highest [...]

2022-04-26T16:41:37+00:00April 26th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Transobturator Slings – Man-made Obturator and Pudendal Neuralgia

TOTs cause man-made pudendal and obturator neuralgia, a burning or stabbing pain that follows the path of a nerve. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national product liability attorney, practicing physician, and Certified Life Care Planner states, “The 2020 Joint Position Statement on the Management of Mesh-Related Complications for the FPMRS Specialist has acknowledged that pudendal [...]

2022-03-18T06:00:55+00:00March 18th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Reflecting on 2021 vaginal mesh litigation and looking towards 2022

Dr. Vigna is a CA and DC lawyer who focuses on catastrophic injuries and the neurological injuries caused by transvaginal mesh devices. “We have filed dozens of pelvic nerve injury cases caused by mid-urethral slings across the country with life care plans valued over 2 million dollars. Despite COVID we have multiple cases that [...]

2022-01-12T04:30:17+00:00January 12th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments
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