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FDA Rules To Reclassify POP Vaginal Mesh as High Risk!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

January 4, 2016 ~ An expert panel convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided in September 2011 that mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) should be reclassified as high risk from its moderate risk (Class II) status. Today, the FDA announced POP mesh would finally be reclassified as a [continue reading…]

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Doctor Directory: Miklos & Moore Talk Transvaginal Mesh

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As part of a series, Mesh News Desk interviews doctors who are dealing with mesh complications. This month it is Miklos & Moore and their, International Urogynecology Associates, based in Atlanta, Georgia. A large part of their practice is now dealing with complications from polypropylene transvaginal mesh implants. These are the voices who [continue reading…]


By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

By Dan C. Bolton, Of Counsel, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP                 In recent months, Endo Pharmaceuticals made several announcements concerning global settlements in the transvaginal mesh litigation against American Medical Systems (AMS) pending before Judge Goodwin in federal district court in West Virginia (MDL 2325).  Based on the numbers of women participating, the [continue reading…]

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C.R. Bard May Settle 500 Cases for $21 Million

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

October 8, 2014 – Readers of Mesh News Desk have been wondering why there has been no news on the C.R. Bard front while other mesh manufacturers are quietly settling pelvic mesh-injury cases. Bloomberg reports an agreement has been reached between lawyers and C.R. Bard to resolve more than 500 product liability lawsuits with [continue reading…]

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MND Interviews Dr. Veronikis: On Transvaginal Mesh, Injuries and Explants

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

The name of Dr. Dionysios Veronikis St. Louis is one that is increasingly heard among mesh-injured women.  Dr. Veronikis tells Mesh News Desk (MND) he now spends half of his time doing mesh removal surgeries, also known as explants, and although he still uses synthetic mesh on rare occasions, his surgical skills allow him [continue reading…]

Law Professor Thomas A. Eaton on Tort Reform

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Earlier this month, the jury in the federal Donna Cisson transvaginal mesh case awarded Mrs. Cisson $1.75 million in punitive damages in addition to the $250,000 in compensatory damages. The Cisson case established the Bard Avaulta mesh she received as a treatment for pelvic organ prolapse was defective. Yet readers learned something startling about [continue reading…]

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75% of Cisson Punitive Damages Goes to Georgia

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

One day after the Donna Cisson case comes word that 75 percent of her $1.75 million punitive award will go to the state of Georigia’s general fund. It is the result of the tort reform movement that has quietly crept into U.S. courts around the country, capping jury verdicts and making court a less [continue reading…]

C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Case Week 2 – Bard Avaulta Never Studied in Humans

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

As the trial of Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard moves into its second week, Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MDND) is exploring the documents filed in the case so far. MDND readers can help dig deeper by reading the multi-page depositions which appears throughout the story. The Donna Cisson trial began July 29 after [continue reading…]

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September Mesh News

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MDND) where you can keep up with what is currently going on regarding transvaginal, incontinence and hernia mesh and the medical news and litigation surrounding it. First and foremost if you are not aware – two years ago July the FDA issued a warning that transvaginal mesh [continue reading…]

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Readers Resource on Upcoming WV Transvaginal Mesh Cases

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Here is the schedule for the upcoming cases filed in Charleston, WV, 26,769 as of last week. Remember there are four cases naming C.R. Bard that will be heard back to back. These are bellwether cases that could signal a settlement if the product liability cases are successful. As of last week there were [continue reading…]

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