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Where is the FDA on Pelvic Mesh Today?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 7, 2016 ~ The FDA has been slow to act and react to mesh complications.   Be sure to make your report to the agency so it has the ammunition it needs to act.   The first warning came from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in [continue reading…]

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Welcome to Mesh News Desk, June 2016

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

What’s happening in June with Mesh News Desk! Welcome to Mesh News Desk (MND), also known as Mesh Medical Device News Desk. For five years, MND has been covering the issue of pelvic mesh and will continue to do so until it is on the front page of every newspaper, every day. That’s where it belongs!  [continue reading…]

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What Will Opioid Users Treating Mesh Pain Do If CARA Becomes Law?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Update on Opioid Prescription Legislation which will affect users experiencing mesh pain!  Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 31, 2016, by Still Standing ~ I have periodically tried to update you on what is being done in Congress to  impact how opioid and opioid-type prescriptions are dispensed, so here is a quick look at [continue reading…]

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*Latest News* AG Lawsuits says J&J Deceptively Marketed Pelvic Mesh in Washington, California!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 24, 2016 ~ She was just one person who was mesh-injured. “Susan” cannot be named because she is involved in litigation, but in 2012 she filed a complaint with her home state of  Washington, specifically the State Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division. Susan told the office about her mesh injuries, [continue reading…]

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Autoimmune Registry Continues to Grow with Mesh-Related Complications

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, May 23, 2016 ~ The autoimmune registry and alive and there have been so many comments, it is being posted again so you can continue to comment. The registry is being considered by medical researchers so your imput it vital. If you have any kind of mesh, pelvic, abdominal, hernia and [continue reading…]

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Study: Insufficient Science to FDA Allows Med Devices On the Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 22, 2016 ~  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has put safety in the back seat in approving several high risk devices for obstetric and gynecological procedures, according to a study by researchers at Northwestern University. Citing the problems with transvaginal mesh, power morcellators, and the Essure [continue reading…]

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Open Letter to Insurers Concerning Mesh Injuries

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, May 23, 2016 ~ Often readers of Mesh News Desk find themselves fighting with the very insurance companies that led them to a mesh implant doctor. Now they want the device removed and they receive resistance.  Not only because there are very few doctors well versed in mesh-removal surgery but even [continue reading…]

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Mesh Rally Rescheduled Around Edwards v. Ethicon Trial in August

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 16  2016 ~ It’s been rescheduled at least five times before.  The case of Edwards v. Ethicon (Case No. 2:12-cv-09972),  filed in multidistrict litigation in Charleston, WV, which was scheduled for June 3 for jury selection with the opening scheduled for June 6 Monday, has been rescheduled. Again. Now [continue reading…]

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ProPublica Wants to Raise Awareness on Medical Harm

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Voices of Patient Harm Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 16, 2016 ~ Please help ProPublica put a face on patient harm. The nonprofit news organization, one of the few that has successfully continued reporting online, continues to explore topics of medical harm and patient safety. The group reports more than one million patients [continue reading…]

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Boston Scientific on Hot Seat Amid Chinese Mesh Allegations

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Mesh News Desk, May 14, 2016 ~ It’s been a circuitous route. The latest news that mesh maker Boston Scientific (BSC) used substandard polypropylene resin smuggled in from China to make its pelvic mesh, comes all the way from Scotland. Award winning reporter, Marion Scott writes, It was always scandalous. Was it criminal? in [continue reading…]

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