Transvaginal Mesh

MEDICAL PRODUCT LIABILITY TRANSVAGINAL MESH Urogynaecological meshes (known as ‘transvaginal meshes’ or ‘TVM’) are used to treat women suffering from medical conditions, such as pelvic organ prolapse, which are particularly common after childbirth. The aim of the mesh is to give support to weakened organs and to repair damaged tissues. Fitting it requires a small […]

Essure

essure

MEDICAL PRODUCT LIABILITY ESSURE An estimated 100,000 women in the UK have been fitted with an Essure implant, a device manufactured by the multinational pharmaceutical company, Bayer. The implant, which was available on the NHS and administered in just 15 minutes in GP surgeries, was offered to women as a ‘non-surgical alternative’ to traditional sterilisation […]