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FDA Acknowledges Potential for Counterfeit Raw Material from China in Boston Scientific Mesh

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Mesh News Desk, April 1, 2016 ~  FDA says it will rely on Boston Scientific tests of its own mesh! Citizen Petition shows Toxic selenium in polypropylene pellet samples.  FDA does not recommend pelvic mesh removals at this time.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) acknowledged today it is aware that some of [continue reading…]

Plaintiffs Rest in Donna Cisson Transvaginal Mesh Trial, Bard is Next

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The law clerk from Judge Joseph R. Goodwin informs MDND that the plaintiff’s presentation on behalf of plaintiff, Donna Cisson has rested. Now it is time for the defense to put on its case for the eight jurors. Lori Cohen is the attorney representing Bard. Before attorneys rested, they had Donna Cisson take the [continue reading…]

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

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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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Bard Faces Plaintiff After Mistrial in First Federal Case Against Transvaginal Mesh

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The case of Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard began for a second time in a federal court in Charleston, West Virginia today. Cisson, 55, was implanted with a Bard Avaulta Plus Posterior mesh on May 8, 2009 in Toccoa, Georgia. The initial product liability trial began July 8, but two days later, a statement [continue reading…]

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Recalled Bard Avaulta Mesh Sold on EBay

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September 10, 2012 ~ You can buy almost anything on eBay, right? Even transvaginal mesh that has been taken off the market? DrugWatch (here) reports that the Bard Avaulta polypropylene mesh has shown up on an eBay auction including a Plus Posterior mesh. You could buy it for $50 and two Anterior support System [continue reading…]

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When Marlex Mesh Erosion Appears as Irritable Bowel Syndrome

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July 20, 2012 ~ In this published report in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine,  Jan-Feb 2012, doctors from Dewitt Amy Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, determined irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be caused by a mesh complication. In this case a 50-year-old woman had Marlex hernia mesh implanted 13 years earlier [continue reading…]

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Suffering in Silence: Athlete Pat Buchanan Faces Her Biggest Competitor Yet

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An Athlete’s Challenge with Surgical Mesh Patricia Buchanan, 61, a widow and triathlete from Whidbey Island outside of Seattle, was training for the USAT age group Nationals Olympic Distance Triathlon scheduled for Burlington, Vermont last August.

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