Nursing Homes: Hispanic Residents at Risk for Pressure Ulcers Simply Because they are Hispanic

Residents of nursing homes that have a higher concentration of Hispanic residents are more likely to have a pressure ulcer. “Decubitus ulcers are classified as ‘Never Events’ by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services because they are preventable by basic nursing care. Mexican Americans have nearly twice the risk of being admitted to [...]

2023-01-21T18:52:18+00:00January 21st, 2023|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group Position Statement: FDA WAS DUKED on risks of mid-urethral slings

Despite mid-urethral slings entering the US market in 1998 the FDA has been fed deceptive studies that were designed to miss the long-term complications. “Despite mid-urethral slings entering the United States market in 1998 the FDA has been fed deceptive studies that were designed to miss the long-term complications that result in vaginal, groin, [...]

2022-11-30T16:13:44+00:00November 30th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Polypropylene Mid-Urethral Slings: “God Awful Data”, Serious Complications Rate Revealed

Finally, there is a long-term study that captures the true rate of surgical complications from mid-urethral slings. “It has been over 25-years since the first polyproplene mid-urethral sling kit was sold in the United State and finally there is a long-term study that captures the true rate of surgical complications from mid-urethral slings as [...]

2022-11-04T16:47:55+00:00November 4th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Mid-urethral slings: Ominous long-term data reveal serious injuries into the future

Long-term data is very bad for women implanted with polypropylene midurethral slings. Dr. Greg Vigna, practicing physician, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, and certified life care planner states, “These devices continue to be marketed aggressively with Mickey Mouse studies that would not capture these injuries because most of them occur over six years after implantation. [...]

2022-11-04T16:43:15+00:00November 4th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: What We Know Now About Single-Incision Mini-Slings

The high rate of dyspareunia (11.7%) with mini-slings deserves further analysis and consideration of whether to implant them in patients who are sexually active. Groin or thigh pain did not differ at 36 months (when mini-slings were compared to full-length mid-urethral slings)," states Cheryl B. Iglesia, MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Greg [...]

2022-09-14T17:17:01+00:00September 21st, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Investigating Mid-Urethral Sling Complications for Physician Malpractice

The use of mid-urethral slings for the treatment of SUI can be considered dubious, given history of litigation and severe pain syndromes. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national neurological injury attorney, practicing physician, and Certified Life Care Planner states, “Shared decision making between a patient and physician is integral with any recommended surgical and non-surgical [...]

2022-09-14T17:07:56+00:00September 14th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: Investigating Early Post-Op Pain Following Mid-Urethral Sling

NEJM published that mini-slings that insert into the obturator internus muscle do not reduce the risk of groin pain and are twice as likely to cause dyspareunia “The New England Journal of Medicine published that mini-slings that insert into the obturator internus muscle do not reduce the risk of groin pain and are twice [...]

2022-07-30T22:07:06+00:00August 4th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Heavy-Weight Polypropylene Slings: The End is Near, we hope.

NEJM article is just another chapter of the ever-growing history of the failure of heavy-weight polypropylene vaginal mesh devices “The New England Journal of Medicine published that mini-slings that insert into the obturator internus muscle do not reduce the risk of groin pain and are twice as likely to cause dyspareunia when compared to [...]

2022-07-30T21:58:18+00:00August 1st, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

IVC Filter Fractures and Inferior Vena Cava Occlusion Both Big Injuries, Very Bad Devices

For thousands of Americans who were implanted with retrievable filters, many have already perforation of the IVC causing inferior vena cava stenosis... Greg Vigna, MD, JD, practicing physician, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, and Certified Life Care Planner stated, “To date, Bard Pharmaceuticals and Cook Medical have not paid the price for the serious injuries [...]

2022-07-30T21:50:11+00:00July 30th, 2022|Medical Malpractice, News|0 Comments

Vaginal Mesh Litigation Update: Twice the Risk of Dyspareunia with Mini-Slings

New England Journal of Medicine published evidence that mini-slings carry at least a 2x risk of dyspareunia when compared with full-length mid-urethral slings “The New England Journal of Medicine published the best evidence to date that the mini-slings that insert into the obturator internus muscle do not reduce the risk of groin pain and [...]

2022-07-30T21:44:52+00:00July 30th, 2022|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments
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