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Gynecare Prolift Vaginal Mesh Recall by Johnson & Johnson

Jun 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Mesh Recall News

The Gynecare Prolift vaginal mesh pelvic floor repair system is a product manufactured by Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson. This mesh product is intended to be long-lasting and safe for the patient, however many negative side effects of this transvaginal mesh recall product have been reported to the FDA. These negative side effects have caused Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon to voluntarily recall the Gynecare Prolift vaginal mesh system.

FDA Gynecare Prolift Mesh Recall Warnings

As early as October of 2008, the FDA was already warning healthcare practitioners about the complications linked with transvaginal mesh used to treat stress urinary incontinence. The warnings stemmed from higher reports of adverse events in patient who had received treatment with such devices, including Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon Gynecare TVT Abbrevo Continence System. In the years since this initial warning, additional FDA communications have been made regarding transvaginal mesh complications, and it has been determined that mesh erosion and other adverse events are “not rare.” Often times, revision surgery and hospitalization are necessary in order to treat patients who suffer from mesh complications and side effects. Gynecare lawsuits are one option for helping patients pay for such expensive treatment and care.

Do I have a Gynecare Prolift Mesh Recall Lawsuit?

Patients who are injured as a result of treatment with Johnson & Johnson Gynecare Prolift vaginal mesh may choose to file a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the recalled transvaginal mesh.

If you were treated with Gynecare Prolift vaginal mesh and experienced mesh erosion or other complications, contact the Johnson & Johnson mesh recall attorney at the Willis Law Firm. We can provide a Gynecare Prolift mesh recall lawsuit evaluation free of charge or further commitment; Contact Us today.