Jef FeeleyBoston Scientific Corp. must pay $100 million to a Delaware woman who blamed the company’s vaginal-mesh inserts for leaving her in constant pain and unable to have sex, in the first verdict after the company agreed to begin settling cases over the devices, and the biggest yet.
By Lana C. Keeton, Legal Consultant/Research Analyst
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Synthetic Surgical Mesh is toxic, over-engineered and degrades during manufacture, shelf life and in the human body following surgical implantation.
Stephanie Smail reported this story on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 18:38:00 on ABC Radio National.
MARK COLVIN: More evidence has emerged about the potentially devastating side effects from products used to support weak pelvic floor muscles.
Last year, PM reported that hundreds of women had joined a class action against the medical giant Johnson and Johnson after they suffered painful complications from tape or mesh implants.
A glass box engraved with “Another girl saved by the sling slayer” sits outside the surgeon’s office. A patient was so grateful after Dr. Dionysios Veronikis removed her painful pelvic mesh, she gave the box to him along with purple wooden hearts for others to sign and drop in after their surgeries.
Veronikis has had to buy a lot more hearts.
My name is Caz. I had a TVT-O implant in a Perth hospital in January 2014. Here is my story.
I had stress urinary incontinence and couldn’t run or kick a ball with my son for 12 years after child birth. I decided to have surgery to fix it. The surgeon recommended this TVT-O but the operation didn’t go to plan.