Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA)
"We call for Attorney General
Surgical mesh, which is generally used to repair weakened or damaged tissue, is made from synthetic material. It is permanently implanted to reinforce a weakened vaginal wall to repair pelvic organ prolapse or to support the urethra to treat urinary incontinence, which can commonly occur in older women, women who have had children and women who are obese.
However, more than 1,000 adverse events were reported to the
The most common complications reported to the
Thousands of women across the country have sought legal action through multiple class-action lawsuits against
The women said in the letter that they believe
"There are so many of us out there everyday fighting to get some normalcy back in our lives from the mesh," said
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