Dr. Robert Bendavid, MD Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 7, 2019~ Reactions are coming in to the sudden death of surgeon, researcher, and tireless patient advocate, Robert Bendavid, M.D. who died in a Toronto area hospital Monday, September 30. Dr. Bendavid had been too ill to present [...]
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Bruce Rosenberg, patient advocate Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 23, 2019, by Bruce Rosenberg ~ Bruce is a patient advocate who receives thousands of calls from patients seeking answers about their hernias. Rosenberg is a member of the American Hernia Society and attends their meetings, though he [...]
Bruce Rosenberg, patient advocate Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 16, 2019 ~ Bruce Rosenberg is a patient advocate an hernia mesh injured patient. See his Mesh News Desk profile here. Bruce has a very interesting story and, not unlike many hernia mesh patients, he went from doctor [...]
Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 4, 2019 ~ Vladae Roytapel is known as the, Russian Dog Wizard, from Newport Beach, California. Voted Best Dog Training Company in 2015, 2015 and 2017 by City Voter, his business is SoCal Dog Training Inc. He is originally from Baku, Azerbaijan, the former [...]
Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2019~ Bard Hernia Cases Moving Forward, Using the lessons of TVM. Bard MDL 2846 (2:18-md-02846) has formed in the Southern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, and is reported to be user-friendly for the law firms involved in this multidistrict litigation (MDL). These product liability [...]
Mesh News Desk, January 14, 2019 ~ He is not only a member of Congress but a medical doctor. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) is reportedly having his upcoming hernia surgery performed in Canada at the renowned Shouldice Clinic! Mr. Paul could have his surgery anywhere in the world. As a [...]
Dr. Shirin Towfigh Mesh News Desk is preparing a series of stories on hernia mesh as litigation begins to focus on this polypropylene medical device. It is the same material that has been made into pelvic mesh and caused hundreds of thousands of complications worldwide. Complications are similar [...]
Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 23, 2018 ~ As many readers already know, polypropylene (PP) is the plastic polymer component that goes into making up most meshes, whether used in the pelvic region for prolapse and incontinence or used to make hernia mesh. With one million hernia mesh repairs [...]
Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 5, 2018 ~ Your editor of Mesh News Desk is hearing from newly mesh-implanted women who are being told the same thing. (Talking points carefully crafted by public relations professionals?) That is - this is a "New Mesh" not the same mesh you've heard [...]
Over 100,000 women have filed personal injury lawsuits over complications caused by transvaginal mesh patches. Thousands more men and women are pursuing similar claims against the manufacturers of hernia mesh products. Here at MND, your editor has been chronicling the mesh mess for nearly a decade, bringing readers around the [...]