Red Flag Warning: Subacute and Acute Cauda Equina Syndrome

2020-05-17T17:19:02+00:00May 17th, 2020|News, SCI|

In practice, many patients with CES have presentations that are chronic or subacute that are indolent and often overlooked by careless medical providers. Acute cauda equina syndrome (CES) is a neurosurgical emergency that requires an MRI of thelumbar spine immediately after presenting to the emergency room and then fast tracked to the operating room [...]

Which Poison is Worse: Outside-in vs. Insideout Transobturator Slings

2020-05-13T00:26:46+00:00May 13th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

The TOT and TVT-O were developed for the management of stress urinary incontinence. Unfortunately, women's obturator nerve and its branches are in peril. Dr. Delorme first described the “outside-to-in” transobturator tape (TOT) in 2001 which gave birth to the Monarc sling (American Medical Systems), the Obtryx (Boston Scientific), the Align TO (Bard), and the [...]

Vigna Law Group: Investigating Spinal Cord Injuries caused by Nitrous Oxide (Whippits)

2020-05-13T00:15:01+00:00May 13th, 2020|News, SCI|

Nitrous oxide has been known for years to cause acute B12 deficiency spinal cord injuries resulting in paraplegia and quadriplegia that is often not reversible. Nitrous oxide, also referred to as “laughing gas,” is a commonly used party drug by high school and college students across the country and is purchased insmall metal canisters [...]

Free Book on the Anatomic Basis of Vaginal Mesh Pain: Understand Your Treatment Options

2020-05-08T19:32:06+00:00May 8th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Do you suffer from pudendal, obturator, or ilioinguinal neuralgia? Understand the conditions, obtain the medical care and, if necessary, legal care. Martin Baughman, PLLC, a trial firm that specializes in medical device litigation, understands the magnitude of harm to women suffer caused by the catastrophic pain syndromes caused by the vaginal mesh: “These devices [...]

Stroke Management During the Global Pandemic Should Not be Compromised

2020-05-03T20:20:01+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Medical Malpractice, News|

COVID-19 has caused significant logistical issues for hospitals from the initial “stroke alert.” The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 has caused significant logistical issues for hospitals from the initial “stroke alert,” when a patient presents to the emergency room with symptoms of an acute stroke, to the time when transfer to an acute inpatient [...]

COVID-19: Acute Strokes in the Young…Vasculitis vs. Hypercoagulability

2020-05-03T20:10:49+00:00May 3rd, 2020|Medical Malpractice, News|

Physicians on the front lines are identifying patients with minor disease with stroke and skin changes consistent with vasculitis and hypercoagulability. United States physicians on the front lines including rheumatologist and dermatologist are identifying patients with relatively minor disease with stroke and skin changes consistent with vasculitis and hypercoagulability that are found in non-COVID-19 [...]

Vigna Law Group: Update on AMS TVM litigation

2020-04-23T21:00:25+00:00April 23rd, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Endo Pharmaceuticals acquired American Medical Systems (AMS) on April 11, 2011. AMS was one of the leading manufacturers in transvaginal mesh (TVM) devices including their SPARC and Monarc slings used for the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence. Unfortunately for Endo Pharmaceuticals, the purchase included AMS’s TVM liability which has grown into billions in [...]

Vaginal Mesh Pain Lawsuits: Continue

2020-04-08T20:13:18+00:00April 8th, 2020|News, Vaginal Mesh|

Women injured by TVM devices proceed forward past the matrix settlements seeking justice and compensation to allow for necessary care for their injuries. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, national pharmaceutical injury attorney, practicing physician, and Certified Life Care Planner states, “Catastrophic life-altering pain syndromes caused by transobturator slings and transvaginal mesh devices used for pelvic [...]

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