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MYTH BUSTERS- What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  June 30, 2016 ~ PART ONE, MYTH BUSTERS- What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh This is part one of a multi-part series uncovering common myths related to pelvic mesh. Myth Busters Part Two can be found here while Myth Busters Part Three can be found here.   One of [continue reading…]

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MYTH BUSTERS Part Two – What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 30, 2016 ~ This is part two of a multi-part series uncovering common myths related to pelvic mesh. The Myths keep growing and changing. Myth Busters Part One can be found here while Myth Busters Part Three can be found here.   Myth #4 – We Don’t Use ‘That [continue reading…]

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MYTH BUSTERS- Part Three – What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 30, 2016 ~ MYTH BUSTERS- What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh This is part three of a multi-part series uncovering common myths related to pelvic mesh. Myth Busters Part One can be found here while Myth Busters Part Two can be found here.   Myth #7- We can [continue reading…]

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No More Tears as J&J Readies for Pelvic Mesh Trials

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June 28, 2016, Mesh Medical Device News Desk ~ Update on Pelvic Mesh Trials Naming Defendant J&J What has happened to pelvic mesh trials? For a while the defective product pelvic mesh trials were scheduled in rapid succession. Trials were conducted naming the major defendants – Ethicon, Boston Scientific, C.R. Bard and were held in [continue reading…]

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Boston Scientific Bolsters Pelvic Mesh Warning Label

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June 28, 2016, Mesh Medical Device News Desk ~ Boston Scientific Updates Warning in Pelvic Mesh Instructions In a move that could be considered too little and too late – Boston Scientific (BSC) is updating the warning on its pelvic mesh products.   The news was announced in a press release by the Marlborough [continue reading…]

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Canadian Coverage of Mesh Complications Continues

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June 28, 2016,  Mesh Medical Device News Desk~ Canadian Television news recently did a report on Canadian women living with the aftereffects of painful pelvic mesh. The video features Chrissy Brajcic, 40, of Windsor Ontario who has been hospitalized with repeated infections, nausea, vomit and pain even though her removal of pelvic mesh was [continue reading…]

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Pelvic Mesh Implant Procedures Halted in Scotland

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Journalist Marion Scott continues her headline-making reporting on pelvic mesh implant procedures for Scotland’s Daily Record. On Tuesday, Health Secretary Alex Neil suspended surgeries using pelvic mesh (transvaginal mesh)  for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) pending an independent safety [continue reading…]

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TOUGH LOVE: A Valentine for the Guys of OBGYN

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By Katharine Hikel, MD, Contributing Editor, Vermont Woman Newspaper  I’m having flashbacks. I’m in an operating room at UVM Medical Center. A woman, anesthetized, out cold, lies on her back on the table, legs apart, feet strapped into metal stirrups. A surgeon (in my experience, invariably a man)  invites a lineup of residents and [continue reading…]

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Opioids for Pelvic Pain – What Are the Alternatives?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Douglas Scott got an ultimatum from his wife – wean yourself off opioid medication, he began to treat pain after two car accidents, or expect changes at home. Today Mr. Scott is narcotics free. Instead he entered a program and spent five weeks, six hours [continue reading…]

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Reporters Resource on Covering Pelvic Mesh Issues

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Mesh 101: The Basics For reporters looking for a way to get started on the transvaginal mesh story, here are some highlights to shortcut your research. This is not a lawyer-generated story!  There are real women suffering devastating injuries from the use of plastic mesh and it continues today! 100,000 product liability lawsuits concerning [continue reading…]

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