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AUGS Defends Polypropylene Mid-Urethral Mesh Slings

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

MESH NEWS DESK,  September 26, 2016 ~ This story originally ran last March but is is appropriate as the organization, the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) begins its annual conference this week in Denver. Expect to see some discussion of litigation and what doctors should expect in the future from the lawyers who have so [continue reading…]

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*Latest* Scotland Calls for Criminal Investigation into Counterfeit Mesh Allegations Against Boston Scientific

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 20, 2016 ~ Scottish campaigners call for a criminal investigation into pelvic mesh made with polypropylene from China.  Thanks to Scottish reporter Marion Scott for supplying the stories.  Mesh campaigners in Scotland are calling on a criminal investigation into allegations that substandard counterfeit raw material was used to [continue reading…]

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Attorney Mostyn Takes Boston Sci Counterfeit Mesh Issue to Scottish Parliament

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 19, 2016 ~ The Daily Record, a newspaper in Scotland, reports Houston attorney Steve Mostyn recently took documents to members of Scotland’s Parliament to convince them that Boston Scientific (BSC) bought  counterfeit raw mesh material from China to make its transvaginal mesh implanted in hundreds if not thousands of [continue reading…]

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Boston Scientific Pinnacle Pelvic Mesh Verdict Overturned, Plaintiff Wins New Trial

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 14, 2016 ~ Plaintiff wins a new trial as Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Lawsuit is Overturned. A decision by a Massachusetts Appeals Court means a mesh-injured woman from Ohio will win a new trial against Boston Scientific over her Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit pelvic mesh implant she [continue reading…]

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Defective Pelvic Meshes Remain on the Market

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 8, 2016 ~ Pelvic meshes found detective in a court of law remain on the market even though the Food and Drug Administration says it can take action against defective devices. Does the difference lie in the definition of “defective”? The U.S Food and Drug Administration has been [continue reading…]

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Doctor Sunshine – What You May Want to Know About Your Doctor’s Conflicts of Interest

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 4, 2016 ~ Questions have been raised by readers – Is my doctor receiving funds from the industry that makes the medical devices or drugs they are using?  Is your doctor in a relationship with a device company as a preceptor, teacher, and consultant?  How might that change [continue reading…]

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ProteGen – The First Mesh, a 20 Year History

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh News Desk, July 25, 2016 ~ ProteGen – The Grandmother Mesh Of the sixty or so pelvic meshes that were or currently are on the market in the United States you may not have heard of the ProteGen mesh, a model designed and manufactured by Boston Scientific. The ProteGen was the first transvaginal mesh approved in [continue reading…]

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Honor July and Medicine in the Public Interest

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Welcome to Mesh News Desk, July 2016 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!  We [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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