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Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Clinic, Toronto

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…]

Women's Open Letter to Doctors – The Truth About Pelvic Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

The letter below is from Noni Wideman, researcher extraordinaire! and long time contributor to Mesh News Desk and her own Links on Mesh, a Facebook page. Here. This is a letter you may want to share with your medical practitioners or anyone who needs an update on the current crisis in women’s healthcare. Thank [continue reading…]

Aaron Leigh Horton

When Family Members Suffer – Watching a Loved One Hurt by Transvaginal Mesh

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

Your Call to be a Mesh Warrior July 21, 2013,   by Aaron Leigh Horton,   themeshwarrior@gmail.com For many of us, family members of those implanted with transvaginal mesh, life is now largely about watching someone we love writhe in unendurable pain for days on end, staying up nights kissing foreheads, caressing locks of hair, whispering [continue reading…]

Carmel Berry, mesh injured in New Zealand

New Zealand Reports of Mesh Injuries, Hundreds Respond

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

  October 29, 2012 ~ The New Zealand Herald reports in a series of articles by Chloe Johnson, on the outcome of mesh surgeries in that country. Specifically Johnson profiles 18-year-old Samantha Wiggins. In “Dance Dreams Crushed by Mesh,” Johnson reports Wiggins always dreamed of being a dancer but after she was implanted with [continue reading…]

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What Happened to the FDA Request for Transvaginal Mesh Studies?

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

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…]

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Breaking News! Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon Plans to Pull Plug on Four Transvaginal Meshes!

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

June 4, 2012 ~ Breaking news!  Bloomberg is reporting (here) that Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has requested the paperwork to stop selling four different types of transvaginal mesh in the face of hundreds of lawsuits. The Ethicon unit of J & J told a federal judge in West Virginia that it has requested the [continue reading…]

Amy Gezon

Pelvic Mesh: A Story of Social Injustice in Public Health

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

by Amy Gezon, August 19, 2011 *Editors Note *  Amy Gezon allowed me to reprint this story that appeared in Yahoo News. It has many resources and is a great primer on the issues! Thanks Amy!! On July 13, 2011 the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a second warning against the [continue reading…]

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Beverly Martiniano: Suffering in Silence and Waiting Until October

By Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk |

October 1, 2012 is an important day for Beverly Martiniano. It’s her 65th birthday, yes. But it is also the day she qualifies for Medicare allowing her to take the first step to have several synthetic surgical meshes removed from her body that have plagued her life and health for several years. She tells [continue reading…]

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Why I am Disgusted with Everything Mesh!

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*Editors Note: “Betty” wrote this opinion piece. She is a woman who is represented by a lawyer who does not want her speaking up but she still wants to express herself so is doing so anonymously. Many women and men feel the same way. They want to share their experience so others don’t have [continue reading…]

Jane Akre

What Do You Want?

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I’ve been working with a very smart 29-year old web person (who unfortunately has to try to teach this old dog new tricks), but she understands web content and conveying a presence and is amazingly clever in her delivery, in fact, I’m jealous of her youth and brains. So she says what do you [continue reading…]

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