Thousands of cases involving health complications have been reported following the implantation of synthetic mesh including pelvic muscle spasms and pain, nerve pain, infection, bleeding, pain during sex, organ perforation and urinary problems. In 2011, the FDA re-classified this synthetic mesh from moderate to a high-risk medical device for [...]
Symptoms of adverse events caused by synthetic mesh sling implantation can occur immediately after surgery or years later. When implanted, the devices cause scar tissue. Over time, studies show that the mesh can shrink up to 30%, leading to traction on adjacent structures including muscles and nerves, causing muscle [...]
Ongoing treatments of chronic pelvic pain caused by the use of mesh include physical therapy, opioid pain medications, Gabapentin, for weakness, numbness and chronic pain from nerve damage, antidepressants, muscle relaxers including Baclofen and Valium suppositories, Botox to the pelvic floor and Ketamine suppositories or ointments. “The treatment for centralized pain is [...]
Treating chronic pelvic pain from a failed mesh device often involves surgery including complete mesh removal, reconstructive procedures for ongoing pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence, and pain relief. “I do believe that the mesh needs to be removed completely. You can't really tell which part of the [...]
My name is Greg Vigna. I am a practicing physician and attorney and also a certified Life Care Planner and founder of the Life Care Solutions Group.
As a father of three, and a practicing physician and attorney, I understand the importance of listening to people whose lives have been altered by major events such as a serious accident injury. Join me in my quest to help give those who have been seriously injured in an accident a voice and raise awareness about the legal rights and available medical options for people who need medical/legal help in these cases.
I am pleased to present Dr. Michael Hibner, an internationally recognized authority in the field of urogynecology, along with attorney top lawyers who together with the Life Care Solutions Group are offering the best in medical information and comprehensive legal solutions for your transvaginal mesh complications.
Watch our series of videos that will help clarify many of the issues surrounding mesh implants.