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Dr. Bendavid Answers Hernia Questions

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 23, 2017 ~  Dr. Robert Bendavid is a leading hernia surgeon with Shouldice Clinic in Toronto, Canada. He also believes in non-mesh repairs for hernia whenever possible and Shouldice does not use mesh in its hernia repairs.   Shouldice Clinic in Thornhill, Ontario, is the only licensed hospital [continue reading…]

Falling Through the Cracks – AMS Pelvic Mesh Woman Offered Little

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 18, 2017 ~ The woman is 34 years old and lives in a southern state.  Because she is represented, she prefers to speak anonymously. Let’s call her Karen. She was implanted with American Medical Systems SPARC pelvic mesh in 2010 by a military doctor working out of an [continue reading…]

Will Caldera Medical Ever Settle its Mesh Claims?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 3, 2016 ~ Caldera Medical’s pelvic mesh cases are apparently nowhere near being settled, despite multiple tries. Is the company insolvent or not?  Meanwhile, the approximately 3,800 women, allegedly injured by the Caldera Medical pelvic mesh products, remain in limbo.  Caldera Medical of Agoura Hills, California announced last [continue reading…]

Hello December – Mesh Year Ending Up Under the Bus

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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…]

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

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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…]

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

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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…]

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

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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…]

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…]

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

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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…]

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…]

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