Obturator internus muscle spasm or dystonia? Result is the same…Pudendal Neuralgia

TVT-O and the Obtryx sling cause pudendal neuralgia and the mechanism is acute injury to the obturator internus muscle during implantation of the device. In 2005 Dr. Noor M. Gajraj was the first physician to report in the literature the successful use of Botox injection into the obturator internus muscle in a woman suffering [...]

2020-09-18T19:47:26+00:00September 14th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

TVM Manufacturers’ Temporary Reprieve from Losses via Safer Alternative Design

TVM manufacturers are having occasional success as cases with erosion type injuries are occasionally being lost at the Summary Judgment stage of the litigation. A majority of jurisdictions across the country requires evidence that a feasible safer alternative design existed that would have prevented the alleged injury or substantially reduced the risk in order [...]

2020-09-18T19:39:41+00:00September 11th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transobturator Sling Catastrophic Injuries: Foreseeable Injuries Ignored by Manufacturers

Manufacturers continue to put profits over safety despite the strong position that transobturator slings cause harm. Ben Martin, Esq., national pharmaceutical injury trial attorney and partner at Martin Baughman PLLC in Dallas, Texas states, “Obturator neuralgia and pudendal neuralgia are caused by transobturator slings (TOT) and mini-slings that are inserted into the obturator internus [...]

2020-09-07T17:59:22+00:00September 7th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Failure to Warn Claim Viable Despite Ethicon’s 2015 TVT-O IFU

An IFU must contain all warnings necessary to place doctors on notice of all material information when deciding the risk vs benefits of the medical device. Ethicon in 2015 largely re-wrote its Instructions for Use (IFU) for its polypropylene transvaginal mesh (TVM) mid-urethral slings used in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI). [...]

2020-09-07T17:54:01+00:00September 7th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

TVM Manufacturers’ Ongoing Reckless Disregard of Pudendal Neuralgia

TVM manufacturers' transobturator slings and mini-slings continue to cause acute and latent injuries to the pudendal nerve. Transvaginal mesh (TVM) manufacturers continued down the reckless path of destroying the lives of unknowing women as their transobturator slings and mini-slings continue to cause acute and latent injuries to the pudendal nerve. Most of the time [...]

2020-08-07T02:09:41+00:00August 7th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vigna Law Group: AUGS Response to TVM Disaster is Inept

The most severe complications of the transvaginal mesh debacle have always been and will continue to be the neurological complications caused by sling devices. The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) in a joint writing with the International Urogynecological Association in April of 2020, publishing its “Expectations of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Subspecialist in [...]

2020-08-01T02:21:00+00:00August 1st, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Transobturator Sling Catastrophic Injuries: Foreseeable Injuries Ignored by Manufacturers

Transobturator sling manufacturers put profit over safety despite health authority statements confirming TVT-O "should not be offered routinely…" Ben Martin, Esq., national pharmaceutical injury trial attorney and partner at Martin Baughman PLLC in Dallas Texas states: “Obturator neuralgia and pudendal neuralgia are caused by transobturator slings (TOT) and mini-slings that are inserted into the obturator internus [...]

2020-07-24T18:05:05+00:00July 24th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

England Health Agency: Transobturator slings should not be offered routinely

English Health Authorities after a lengthy appraisal of the transobturator slings used in the surgical management of SUI wrote damning assessment English Health Authorities after a lengthy appraisal of the transobturator slings used in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence wrote their damning assessment: “serious adverse events such as nerve damage, leg pain [...]

2020-07-24T18:00:29+00:00July 24th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Laparoscopic Burch Procedure Is The Gold Standard for Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence

Synthetic polypropylene mid-urethral slings used in the surgical management of SUI became standard of care ... claims as to the safety of devices were false. Synthetic polypropylene mid-urethral slings used in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI) became the de facto standard of care by aggressive marketing by mesh manufacturers. Unfortunately for [...]

2020-07-17T00:27:09+00:00July 17th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments

Vaginal Mesh Is Not Inert Resulting in Ongoing Damage to Muscles and Nerves

Polypropylene mesh causes acute, chronic inflammation that cause pelvic floor myalgia, hip adductor myalgia (groin pain), pudendal and obturator neuralgia. The polypropylene mesh of transobturator (TOT) slings, commonly used in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence (SUI), are designed to pass into the groin and through the thigh to provide a hammock-like support [...]

2020-07-17T00:22:29+00:00July 17th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|0 Comments
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