Ralph Nader Radio Hour on the Travesty of Mesh Complications

Jane Akre
June 10, 2017

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 10, 2017 ~ Consumer advocate Ralph Nader interviews Dr. Robert Bendavid on hernia mesh and Jane Akre, editor of Mesh News Desk on the ubiquitous nature and complications of polypropylene meshes.

He is known to most Americans as a consumer crusader who is responsible for establishing the Public Interest Research Group, the Center for Auto Safety and Public Citizen.

His activism had resulted in an expose into the automobile industry resulting in Unsafe at Any Speed, an immediate bestseller.  The book resulted in the Congressional action and the first mandated safety features for motor vehicles and traffic safety.

Lawyer, advocate and educator, Ralph Nader has been named to the list of "100 Most Influential Americans."  See more on Mr. Nader here and visit his Radio Hour here.

On Thursday, June 9, Ralph Nader interviewed your editor and Dr. Robert Bendavid, a hernia mesh expert, and non-mesh doctor at the Shouldice Hospital in Toronto. Dr. Bendavid is also a founding father of the American Hernia Society.

Here is that interview. Hit the play arrow on the timeline and Enjoy!

And Please Add your voice to the Media Sources Ralph Nader mentions:

60 Minutes


and - Jane Brody at the New York Times

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