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Editorial: The FDA’s Growing Pains to Enhance Postmarket Safety of Medical Devices

Power morcellator, Contemporary ObGyn Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 24, 2011 ~ The FDA seems to be in a game of catch up when it comes to regulating medical devices, following the lead of manufacturers and relying on their promises rather than assuring a device is safe Read more

By | 2018-12-08T12:03:59+00:00 November 24th, 2018|Featured|5 Comments

Industry Paints Rosy Picture About Vaginal Mesh and its Future

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 24, 2018 ~ Industry White Papers continue to point to a bright future for polypropylene mesh implants despite the number of patient injuries and the unanswered mysteries as to why they exist.   MESH INDUSTRY PROSPECTS “Vaginal Mesh is Booming” the market research report promises. Read more

By | 2018-10-24T15:31:23+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment

J&J Wins Mesothelioma Talcum Powder case in NJ

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 11, 2018 ~ J&J has won a talcum powder case in New Jersey, filed by a woman who claims the asbestos in the powder gave her mesothelioma. J&J Wins Mesothelioma Talcum Powder case in NJ A talcum powder case being heard in a New Read more

By | 2018-10-11T22:42:47+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Featured, Talcum Powder/Cancer|0 Comments

Breaking the Silence: Nancy Gretzinger, Author, Educator, Patient Advocate, Mesh Victim

Dr. Nancy Gretzinger and Christian Twiss, MD Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  Nancy Gretzinger, Author, Educator, Patient Advocate, mesh victim is Breaking the Silence Like many women, Nancy Gretzinger experienced mild incontinence. Since she was having a pool installed in her Phoenix backyard, she thought it might be a Read more

By | 2018-09-20T16:56:16+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Featured|3 Comments

Lawsuit Funders Investigated by NY State, Florida

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 11, 2018 ~ The topic of seeking funding for your mesh removal surgery is certainly a controversial one. While some believe all funders are bad, in some cases, they have provided the resources for a much-needed surgery when there are no other options. On Read more

By | 2018-09-12T11:58:42+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Featured|11 Comments

Alert: Polypropylene Male Sling Showing Problems

AMS Advance Sling System Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 18, 2018 ~ Besides transvaginal and hernia mesh, a number of other implantable medical devices for the pelvic region are also showing similar complication rates, including the implantable male sling.   Polypropylene.  It is the cheap commercial plastic polymer Read more

By | 2018-07-24T22:13:15+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Featured|3 Comments

J&J Second Q Report – Rosy Picture for Medical Devices

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 17, 2018 ~ Amid the reports of a growing company, Johnson & Johnson is facing massive litigation costs it's required to disclose under the Securities and Exchange Commission.  Litigation Amid Profits The second quarter report on earnings for Johnson & Johnson reports a rosy Read more

By | 2018-07-17T14:09:53+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments

Mesh News Desk – First Webinar Report

THE FIRST WEBINAR- June 8, 2018 – Many questions came into the first webinar conducted by Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND) and Monheit Marketing this past Wednesday.  (Monheit advertises and markets MND). Questions concerned the multidistrict litigation (MDL) and the bellwether pelvic mesh trials that were supposed to set values Read more

By | 2018-07-08T16:07:09+00:00 June 8th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment

AUGS Responds to 60 Minutes on Mesh

Mesh, and the Court of Public Opinion AUGS recently became aware that, on Sunday, May 13th, "60 Minutes" will be airing a segment on mesh injuries.  We know that some of the content will include interviews with patients; beyond that, we don't know what to expect.  We should be prepared, however, Read more

By | 2018-10-24T10:57:33+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Featured|7 Comments

May 1 Worldwide Mesh Awareness Day

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 30, 2018 ~ May first is the worldwide Mesh Awareness Day, a tern coined by the Mesh Awareness Movement, though recognized in the past.  Since there are so many injuries recorded globally, awareness is growing though very slowly, at least in the U.S. In Read more

By | 2018-05-03T16:25:34+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Featured|0 Comments