Transvaginal mesh has been a source of profound suffering for thousands of women around the U.S. This medical implant, which came into use in the 1990s, was meant to help women whose pelvic floor muscles had weakened as a result of aging, childbirth, or other circumstances; the weakened muscles often led to painful or debilitating medical conditions such as organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence. Continued . . .