Endo International Plc and its subsidiary American Medical Systems (AMS) reportedly agreed to pay more than $400 million to settle more than 10,000 lawsuits from women who claim they were injured by the company’s transvaginal mesh device. The $400 million will be added to a $1.2 billion liability reserve already set aside for the bladder slings. Transvaginal mesh is a type of surgical mesh that is used to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. It is inserted through the vagina to hold up organs that have dropped causing pain, discomfort and urinary incontinence. Nearly 70,000 transvaginal mesh procedures were ... Read More
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