NICE recommended the ban of a transvaginal mesh implant to treat organ prolapse. The operation reportedly left women in permanent pain, in addition to various health complications.
Public Health November 28, 2017
The FDA said pelvic mesh implants used for pelvic organ prolapse surgeries in women will now be classified as class III or high-risk devices. It also started to require a pre-market approval application from manufacturers showing the products' safety and effectiveness.
LIFE January 6, 2016
A jury from Delaware adjudged Boston Scientific guilty and ordered it to pay $100 million to 51-year-old Deborah Barba as compensatory and punitive damages.
LIFE May 29, 2015