Defective surgical mesh implants pose several risks

As women in Las Vegas grow older, surgeries, childbirth and weight issues can cause muscles in the pelvic area to weaken. When this occurs, additional problems such as urinary stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse can develop. Often, the recommended treatment is to reinforce the tissue by inserting a vaginal mesh implant. The risks According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, … [Read more...]

Up to 4,000 times a year, people are victims of surgical “never events”

Going through a surgical procedure in Las Vegas is always associated with some risk. However there are some mistakes that just should not happen. These surgical errors are called “never events” and according to a study from Johns Hopkins Medicine, they happen to people in the U.S. on average 4,000 times a year. The estimate comes from a review of medical malpractice claims but researchers … [Read more...]