Mesh ‘lawsuits could be bigger than Thalidomide’

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Legal action over an operation performed on thousands of UK women could end up being bigger than Thalidomide, a lawyer has warned.

More than 75,000 women in England had the procedure – to implant a product known as TVT – between 2006 and 2016.

The 20-minute operation is used to treat stress incontinence and prolapse, mainly caused after childbirth, by inserting a polypropylene mesh into the vagina to support the bladder like a hammock.

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