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Vaginal Mesh & Transvaginal Tape (TVT)

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The TVT/vaginal mesh procedures were designed to treat women suffering from Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) or Pelvic Organ prolapse (POP).

In the early 1990s, tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) grew in popularity and became the treatment of choice for most surgeons. However, many women have suffered serious complications following the TVT and mesh surgery. Complications that they were not aware of prior to undergoing the procedure.

Victims of the procedure have reported unbearable and serious complications following surgery. Such injuries include:

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic Floor and Vaginal Pain
  • Scarring;
  • Urinary retention
  • Vaginal Bleeding
  • Fistulas
  • Nerve Damage
  • Sciatica
  • Infections
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Auto immune problems
  • Mesh Erosion
  • Bowel Injuries
  • Further bladder injuries

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