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Safety of Trans Vaginal Mesh procedure: retrospective study of 684 patients. This is the study by the French researchers known as the TVM group who were perfecting the Prolift technique, learning to develop tools or trocars to implant the mesh in a woman’s pelvic area. Find it here. The study had an average follow-up [continue reading…]
September 19, 2012 ~ Last January, after a five-fold increase in complications was noted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning synthetic mesh used in women to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the FDA ordered mesh makers to find out why. At the time, the unprecedented request [continue reading…]
A few folks have asked whether or not the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Ethicon’s request to place a hold on a three-year study on the complications with transvaginal mesh? The short answer is, not yet. No doubt Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), was not looking forward to spending [continue reading…]
Linda Dodson, a dark-haired, attractive Georgia peach with a long southern drawl to match decided to visit a new gynecologist near her home in Georgia, just south east of Atlanta. After about 30 minutes on the exercise bicycle she would experience a muscle spasm in the urethra area. Not a big deal, she thought.