Have you or a loved one suffered complications after using a transvaginal mesh during your pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery in Nebraska? Nebraska is the home to 1,842,641 people and women who have undergone a pelvic organ prolapse repair surgery and used the vaginal mesh may be at a serious risk. According to the FDA, as of July 2011 there is an increased risk for women who chose to use the surgical mesh rather than pursue other forms of treatment. Due to the manufacturers fail to warn about this risk, you may be eligible for financial compensation.

The following cities in Nebraska are included:

  • Omaha
  • Norfolk
  • Lincoln
  • Fremont
  • Columbus
  • Scottsbluff
  • Kearny
  • Lincoln
  • Hastings
  • Grand Island

Sometimes referred to as a pelvic sling, the transvaginal mesh is used in helping women with bladder and pelvic prolapse, as well as other pelvic problems. It is made to help reinforce the vaginal walls.

Below is a list of some of the hospitals in Nebraska where you may have had your surgery done. This is a partial list so even if the hospital you had your procedure at is not in this list, you might still have a case.

  • Nebraska Medical Center
  • Alegent Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center
  • Methodist Hospital
  • Alegent Health Lakeside Hospital

One Comment

  1. Julie Wallace
    Jan 06, 2015 @ 17:24:40

    I had a mesh sling along with laproscopic hysterectomy done at University of Nebraska Medical Center by Dr. Neena Agarwala in I believe, 2009 or 2010 for stage 4 prolapse. I noticed beginning of returned prolapse about 1 11/2 years ago although not as severe as before. The last few months I have had increased prolapse, pretty significant RLQ pelvic pain, painful intercourse, difficulty with urinating and a horrible sense of fullness in my pelvis. And, to top it off, I am between employment and can apply for cobra coverage but it is insanely expensive. I also hate to start a new job and then have surgery (if needed–which I’m afraid it may be) a month later. Is there anything that can be done to help? I do have my medical records from UNMC-Omaha from the surgery. Thank you for any help you can provide.
    Julie

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