Protecting Yourself against Complications of the Trans-Vaginal Mesh Sling

The trans-vaginal mesh sling is a special device to hold a woman’s pelvic organs in place to treat urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. However, this treatment has been associated with a number of complications, from bleeding and pain to bladder infections and the need for additional surgery.

An Arizona trans-vaginal mesh sling attorney can help you move forward with a claim if you were injured by this device.

If a Trans-Vaginal Sling is Recommended

If your doctor recommends a trans-vaginal mesh sling, be sure he or she:

  • Has specialized training on how to place the mesh sling and is aware of the risks associated with placement.
  • Informs you about the potential for serious complications and the possible effect on your quality of life (such as vaginal scarring and pain during sexual intercourse.
  • Provides you with a written copy of the patient labeling from the surgical mesh manufacturer

As a patient, you should:

  • Know that the trans-vaginal surgical mesh is permanent, and that complications associated with this medical device may require another surgery that may or may not fix the problem.
  • Be watchful for potential adverse reactions to the mesh sling, such as pain or unusual bleeding or drainage.

If you have suffered an injury because of a trans-vaginal mesh sling, please call or contact our Arizona trans-vaginal mesh sling attorneys immediately at 1-877-LOSS-RECOVER (567-7732).