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AMS Transvaginal Mesh: Pain Is the New Norm

AMS Transvaginal Mesh: Pain Is the New Norm January 10, 2016. By Jane Mundy.
Boston, MA: Diane doesn’t know how extensive the damages from AMS transvaginal mesh have been, because she can’t find a doctor willing to remove the mesh. “My doctor who implanted the mesh is in denial, telling me there is nothing wrong, but a day doesn’t go by when I’m not in pain,” she says.
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Can AMS Transvaginal Mesh Settlements Cover Financial Losses?

Can AMS Transvaginal Mesh Settlements Cover Financial Losses? December 11, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Montgomery, AB: Although AMS transvaginal mesh claims are being settled, more than 46,000 claims are involved and even more claims against American Medical Systems (AMS) are still being filed. Many women are concerned that their financial losses exceed the amount of an individual settlement. Others can’t afford surgery to have the mesh removed.
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AMS Transvaginal Mesh Far From “Miracle Fix”

AMS Transvaginal Mesh Far From “Miracle Fix” November 6, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Houston, TX: When Rebecca’s doctor suggested that AMS transvaginal mesh could treat her urinary problem, she didn’t think twice.
“He made this transvaginal sling sound like a miracle fix, but the miracle only lasted a year,” says Rebecca.
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AMS Transvaginal Mesh “Caused the Perfect Storm”

AMS Transvaginal Mesh “Caused the Perfect Storm” October 6, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Midland, MI Since having AMS transvaginal mesh implanted back in 2005, Lucy has suffered one complication after another. While on vacation two years ago, a minor fall created a “perfect storm,” which led to her being hospitalized for vaginal and rectal hemorrhage. She is finally having the mesh sling removed next week with Dr. Raz, the top mesh removal specialist in the United States.
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AMS Transvaginal Mesh Good for Depends Makers

AMS Transvaginal Mesh Good for Depends Makers September 5, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Pittsburgh, PA Cathy is among thousands of women implanted with an AMS transvaginal mesh who might find some financial relief from the latest American Medical Systems mesh settlement, but she says that no amount of money can compensate her for five years of pain. And it won’t help her non-existent sex life.
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New Transvaginal Mesh Product Approved While Mesh Lawsuits Ongoing

New Transvaginal Mesh Product Approved While Mesh Lawsuits Ongoing August 7, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC Despite the fact that several transvaginal mesh manufacturers, such as American Medical Systems, have settled mesh lawsuits for millions of dollars and thousands more lawsuits are outstanding, the FDA has approved another type of vaginal mesh for pelvic organ prolapse. Approved, despite the fact that the FDA is currently considering reclassifying pelvic mesh from a moderate risk to a high-risk device.
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AMS Transvaginal Mesh Complaint: Is My Sex Life Over?

AMS Transvaginal Mesh Complaint: Is My Sex Life Over? July 18, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Charlotte, NC Although American Medical Systems (AMS) has settled many of its transvaginal mesh claims, women are still filing complaints against the mesh manufacturer. “I had the transvaginal sling removed in 2012 but I am still having pain,” says Kossondra. “My doctor told me that it is due to so much scar tissue. I think it is about time to file a transvaginal mesh lawsuit.”
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AMS Transvaginal Mesh Settlements: Good for Victim or AMS?

AMS Transvaginal Mesh Settlements: Good for Victim or AMS? June 16, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Los Angeles, CA While American Medical Systems was “first out of the gate” to settle its AMS transvaginal mesh claims, one transvaginal mesh attorney says the amounts aren’t enough for pain and suffering that victims have endured. And a recent Boston Scientific settlement of $100 million is like a slap in the face to most AMS settlements of $40,000.
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AMS Does the Right Thing

AMS Does the Right Thing May 11, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
Washington, DC Endo International Plc, the owner of American Medical Systems, has made good on its word to settle AMS transvaginal mesh claims, unlike other transvaginal mesh manufacturers, namely unethical Ethicon.
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Divorce Another Transvaginal Mesh Side Effect

Divorce Another Transvaginal Mesh Side Effect April 18, 2015. By Jane Mundy.
North Battleford, SK Joan’s doctor sold her on having an AMS transvaginal mesh implanted at the same time she had a hysterectomy. She didn’t even need the mesh - it was just a precautionary measure so that she wouldn’t have problems with pelvic organ prolapse. “I didn’t even need this mesh and now I am separated because my husband didn’t understand why we weren’t having sex anymore,” says Joan.
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