Transvaginal mesh is a net-like implant made of synthetic material used to treat pelvic floor disorders, such as pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. In some cases, however, transvaginal mesh may displace and erode causing a myriad of health complications, including recto-vaginal fistulas.
Recto-vaginal fistulas are abnormal passages between the rectum and the vagina. Apart from invasive surgeries involving transvaginal implant, there are other possible causes of fistula formation between the rectum and the vagina. Some of them are:
If you believe your health has been compromised after undergoing a procedure involving transvaginal mesh, do not hesitate to speak with an attorney to learn about the possibility of pursuing justice and compensation through a lawsuit. At Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, we might be able to help you. Call our Wisconsin office at (414) 271-0900.