Transvaginal Mesh

Philadelphia Transvaginal Mesh Trial Ends In $80 Million Verdict

A Philadelphia jury has ordered global healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $80 million in compensation to a Pennsylvania woman injured due to a transvaginal mesh implant. After two days of deliberation, the jury concluded that Ethicon's Prolift vaginal mesh is defective. Ethicon is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary [...]

By |2019-07-15T16:12:23-04:00June 25th, 2019|Transvaginal Mesh|0 Comments

FDA Halts Sale Of Transvaginal Mesh

"We couldn't assure women that these devices were safe and effective long term." With these words, Dr. Jeffrey Shuren, director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health, announced a total ban on the remaining surgical mesh products used in the transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse. The FDA's announcement does not affect mesh [...]

By |2019-07-15T16:12:43-04:00May 2nd, 2019|Transvaginal Mesh|0 Comments