New Vaginal Mesh Safety Recommendations Issued

Nadrich & Cohen LLP is supporting new safety warnings concerning the use of vaginal mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse.

Los Angeles, CA, December 08, 2011 --( National law firm Nadrich & Cohen LLP is endorsing new recommendations issued by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) regarding the use of transvaginal mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse in certain women.

Long Term Risks of Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is the most common recommended treatment option for uterine fibroids.  While hysterectomy presents an easier surgery for doctors, it may be the most problematic treatment option for women.

Women who consider hysterectomy should be aware of the many long-term risks of that surgery.  Many of these risks are risks that doctors fail to discuss with their patients, probably because these risks are related to the loss of the uterus and not to the surgery itself.

Abdominal Adhesions

Many women will develop abdominal adhesions after surgery like a myomectomy.  The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse has provided the informational sheet that follows.

What are abdominal adhesions?

Abdominal adhesions are bands of tissue that form between abdominal tissues and organs. Normally, internal tissues and organs have slippery surfaces, which allow them to shift easily as the body moves. Adhesions cause tissues and organs to stick together.


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