Free Case Evaluation
Connect
With Us

Category Archives: Op-Ed

Pen drawing, Wellcome Trust, WikiCommons

MYTH BUSTERS- What Women Are Told Today About Pelvic Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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…]

Pants on Fire, drawception.com

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

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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…]

good news ms brown

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

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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…]

katharine hikel md

TOUGH LOVE: A Valentine for the Guys of OBGYN

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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…]

Tweet from J&J day at the White House

Op-Ed – J&J Visits the White House for Women’s Summit!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 14, 2016 ~ Johnson & Johnson (J&J) strives to live up to its creed everyday. The following is an Op-Ed by the editor of MND who has sat in a number of trials watching the company in its support of women.   The J&J Credo is that its [continue reading…]

Dollar sign Scott Steiner, WikiCommons

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…]

jane three

Hard Lessons Learned from Mesh Settlements

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 27, 2016~ The following is an Op-Ed written by your editor who has covered the pelvic mesh issues for more than five years.  I am not a doctor or a lawyer and am not providing any professional advice.  I am sharing observations of the evolution of mesh settlements [continue reading…]

Mesh News Desk 200

Policy for Comments on Mesh News Desk

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

MND, August 20, 2015 ~ The goal of this website, Mesh News Desk (Mesh Medical Device News Desk)  is to provide information to survivors of pelvic and hernia mesh and medical devices to create empowered patients about the dangers and pitfalls of mesh implants. Over the past six months or so, we’ve seen some [continue reading…]

cook website

Cook Medical Pelvic Mesh Readies for Trial

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

MND, July 23, 2015 ~ In this Op-Ed story by Joe Saunders, Saunders and Walker, he reports Cook Medical is preparing for trial of hundreds of women implanted with its form of pelvic mesh.   Implanted transvaginally like polypropylene (PP) mesh, the biologic mesh from Cook Medical is made from pig intestines. It is supposed [continue reading…]

WikiCommons, Scott Steiiner, dollar sign

Conflict of Interest on Medical Boards Abounds

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 18, 2015 ~ Thanks to Joleen Chambers, a patient advocate a tireless champion of a patient’s right to  know.   She writes to Mesh News Desk about important issues you can be involved with to help resolve the major conflicts that exist on your state medical boards.  This [continue reading…]

© 2016 Mesh Newsdesk. All rights reserved.
This news website is designed by NextClient.com.