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Hello December – Mesh Year Ending Up Under the Bus

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

December 1, 2016 ~ Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk, your news resource for what is going on in the world of pelvic mesh and lately, hernia mesh. The year has gone quickly, and now as we end it with our annual emphasis on excessive holiday spending and billionaires who can’t spend enough [continue reading…]

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SUBROGATION & MESH– What it means and why you must understand it

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

By Aaron Leigh Horton Mesh News Desk, October 4, 2016 ~ This story first appeared in October 2016 but deserves to be revived as many are currently in the process of receiving settlement in their mesh injury case. Thank you Aaron! According Dr. Shlomo Raz at UCLA, the leading expert for 100% removal of [continue reading…]

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Petition: First Do No Harm for Patients Cut Off From Opiates for Pain

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 1, 2016 ~ The stories are heartbreaking. Thousands of people may soon be cut off from their opiates for pain control due to a nationwide crackdown on overprescribing of these drugs.   The stories are from those who are not abusers but need their medication to make living bearable. [continue reading…]

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MESH MESS – Banned Pelvic Mesh Receives New Life as a Breast Lift

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2016 ~ Failed Pelvic Mesh to be Used to Lift Breasts  According to its patent application, a  controversial polypropylene plastic pelvic mesh, that is banned for sale in both the U.S. and Australia and is the subject of litigation, may find new life with a new application [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…]

Mesh Awareness Movement in Charleston, WV, June 2015

Second June Rally of Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women and Families Planned for June in Charleston, WV *Update

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 7, 2016 ~ Just as they did last June, organizers of mesh-injured women want the public to know a rally is planned for Charleston, West Virginia on Friday, June 3, 2016. That day should mark the beginning of Edwards v. Ethicon in federal court before Judge Joseph Goodwin. [continue reading…]

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Secret CVs May Mask Conflicts with Mesh Drug and Device Industry

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 6, 2016 ~ Conflicts amid experts and secret CVs is the focus of a Public Citizen lawsuit filed against the Food and Drug Administration over its “unlawful” redacting of panel experts CVs.   On September 8 and 9th in a large meeting room in the Holiday Inn in [continue reading…]

MAM rally in Charleston, WV in 2015

Welcome to Mesh News Desk

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

February 1, 2016~ Welcome to Mesh News Desk, Your Resource for mesh-related news and information. This site began more than four years ago when mesh litigation was in its early stages. Today there  more than 100,000 lawsuits filed in the U.S. alone and as well as cases filed around the globe.  At the same [continue reading…]

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Hernia Mesh: The Debate and the History

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

In this excellent article by General Surgery News (here)  the history of hernia mesh as well as the present day debate is laid out despite the fact that it is linked to chronic pain, mesh erosion into adjacent tissues or organs, infection and fistulas, among other problems. General Surgery News reports on the March [continue reading…]

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Young Mesh-Injured Woman from the Northeast Looking for Help

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Like so many, this woman has been told not to speak up.  We respect that. It is possible her case will go to trial and she will be deposed.  So she will remain anonymous. If you have any helpful doctors in the Northeast, please let her know. She is suffering…Your comments are welcome!  I, [continue reading…]

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