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Women who have been implanted with the Bard Avaulta vaginal mesh may be at risk for serious surgical mesh complications, including infection, permanent nerve damage and mesh erosion. The FDA has released a warning about the Bard Avaulta mesh, as well as several other surgical mesh systems from eight medical device manufacturers. If you are experiencing complications from the Avaulta vaginal mesh, fill out our free case review form today. You may be able to participate in an Avaulta transvaginal mesh lawsuit to recover compensation for damages.
Avaulta Mesh Complications
The FDA first warned the public about problems with transvaginal mesh systems in October 2008. The FDA released this warning after receiving more than 1000 reports of vaginal mesh complications from nine different surgical mesh companies, including C.R. Bard which markets the Avaulta Biosynthetic, Avaulta Plus and Avaulta Solo. Reported complications with the Avaulta mesh include the following:
- Deformation and scarring of vaginal tissues
- Permanent nerve damage
- Pelvic pain
- Pain during sex
- Vaginal and/or rectal problems
- Mesh erosion or extrusion
Other side effects of the vaginal mesh may include urinary problems and bladder, bowel and blood vessel perforation during insertion. In some instances, the pain and discomfort caused by vaginal scarring and mesh erosion have led to a decrease in the patient’s quality of life.
Women who are experiencing problems with the Avaulta mesh often require treatment, which may include complete or partial removal of the mesh, with the return of pelvic organ prolapse, an uncomfortable condition which causes the pelvic organs to drop or fall out of place. Because the Avaulta surgical mesh was designed to allow tissue infiltration, removing the surgical mesh system is often a complicated procedure. In most cases, multiple surgeries are required. However, according to the FDA, additional surgeries performed to treat vaginal mesh complications may or may not be effective.
Avaulta Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits
Have you experienced mesh erosion, infection or other problems with the Avaulta vaginal mesh? If so, you may be able to file an Avaulta vaginal mesh lawsuit. Several Avaulta transvaginal mesh lawsuits have already been filed, each with similar allegations. These vaginal mesh lawsuits allege that C.R. Bard designed the mesh in such a way that deprives the surrounding tissue from nutrients and oxygen, which can interfere with the healing process, and failed to warn patients and doctors of possible surgical mesh complications. If you or a loved one has experienced Avaulta vaginal mesh side effects, you may be able to participate in a lawsuit to recover compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills and other damages. Complete our free legal online evaluation and our surgical mesh attorneys will determine, at no cost to you, whether you can file a claim for your Avaulta vaginal mesh complications.