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FROM THE ARCHIVES: Polypropylene- What You Need to Know About Links to Autoimmune Disease

Noni Wideman Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 16, 2019~ The Links Between Surgical Mesh Complications and the Development of Autoimmune Diseases. The following is from a 2017 story produced by Canadian researcher, Noni Wideman, which bears repeating.  Many people, both women and men, implanted with polypropylene mesh, report [...]

By |2019-10-16T13:08:03-04:00October 16th, 2019|Featured|2 Comments

Mesh Victims United Receives Nonprofit Approval by IRS, Announces New Projects

Mesh Medical News Desk, September 24, 2019 ~ Donations will now be tax deductible for those who support Mesh Victims United, a patient support and education group addressing all polypropylene mesh injuries.  Here is the Press Release announcement!  All are invited to join and be part of a collective effort [...]

By |2019-09-24T14:33:19-04:00September 24th, 2019|Featured|2 Comments

West Virginia Becomes 5th State to Sue J&J Over Pelvic Mesh Marketing

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 20, 2019 ~  With the potential for every state to file suit against J&J over violating consumer protection laws, this latest one is from the Attorney General's office in West Virginia. It accuses the healthcare giant of deceiving residents of the state by fraudulently [...]

By |2019-10-07T16:50:42-04:00September 20th, 2019|Featured|27 Comments

California AG Suit Over J&J Pelvic Mesh Injuries Begins Today

Calif. Attny. Gen. Becerra Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 15, 2019 ~ This is the second of four State Attorneys General suing Johnson & Johnson (J&J) over its pelvic mesh devices and the cost to the state. The first trial by Washington State ended just before trial [...]

By |2019-07-22T13:30:52-04:00July 15th, 2019|Featured|49 Comments

Coloplast Mesh and Med Device Maker Exploring Sale

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23,2019~  Coloplast had nearly 3,000 pelvic mesh cases filed in federal court in West Virginia and had recent disappointing news about its remaining mesh on the market.   The doors appear to be closing on its  urology division.  Coloplast Exploring Sale It has not been [...]

By |2019-06-24T00:03:42-04:00June 24th, 2019|Featured|0 Comments

H.R. 2164- Fighting for Your Right to Take Defective Medical Devices to Court

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 12, 2019 ~ H.R. 2164 would restore an Americans right to take a defective medical device maker to trial and receive compensation. Under current law, if a device is Class III, you have lost that right. This group wants to change that and they [...]

By |2019-04-17T17:36:06-04:00April 12th, 2019|Featured|0 Comments

Rand Paul Chooses Shouldice Clinic for Hernia Repair!

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 [...]

By |2019-01-15T10:46:36-04:00January 14th, 2019|Featured|9 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-12-08T12:03:59-04:00November 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. [...]

By |2018-10-24T15:31:23-04:00October 24th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment