Bard Avaulta Mesh Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Bard Avaulta mesh is a type of surgical mesh that is implanted along the walls of the vagina to help increase bladder control and provide comfort and relief from pain caused by certain medical conditions, including pelvic organ prolapse.
Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when one or more pelvic organs drop (prolapse) from the lower belly and push against the vaginal walls. Organs that can be involved in a pelvic organ prolapse include the:
- bladder (the most common kind of pelvic organ prolapse)
- small bowel
What Causes Pelvic Organ Prolapse?
Pelvic organ prolapse is most often caused by strain during childbirth.
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Bard Avaulta Mesh FDA Advisory
In October 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) issued a health advisory to patients and health practitioners about serious complications with transvaginal placement of surgical mesh, including Bard Avaulta mesh, to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. According to the FDA, the agency has received more than 1,000 reports from nine different surgical mesh manufacturers of complications associated with surgical mesh devices over the last three years.
The Bard Avaulta mesh complications most commonly reported to the FDA include erosion through the vaginal epithelium, infection, pain, urinary problems, and recurrence of pelvic organ prolapse and/or incontinence. Additional Bard Avaulta mesh complications, such as bowel, bladder and blood vessel perforation, may occur during insertion of the vaginal mesh.
Bard Avaulta Mesh Complications Attorney
If you or a loved one has experienced serious complications associated with Bard Avaulta mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries.