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New Antibiotic May Treat Chronic Pelvic Mesh Infections

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 19, 2018~ A Florida reader says she has been prescribed a new  drug that seems to addressing her chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs), so common among many women who have had pelvic mesh implants.  NEW ANTIBIOTIC FROM SHANDS  Many readers of Mesh News Desk Read more

By | 2018-02-20T14:00:39+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Medical News|7 Comments

Pathologist on Mesh Explant Findings

Dr. Vladimir Iakovlev, Pathologist Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 7, 2017 ~ Dr Vladimir Iakovlev is an Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto; Director of Cytopathology, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada. He has examined over 50o specimens of mesh explants, taken from patients experiencing Read more

By | 2018-01-19T21:42:13+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Medical News|16 Comments

Drs Raz and Ackerman: Risks and Benefits Lacking for Slings

Dr. Shlomo Raz, UCLA Urology Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2017 ~ This well thought out opinion piece is voiced by two leaders who are well acquainted with the devastating injuries resulting from women implanted with mesh, "slings" and transvaginal mesh, used to treat incontinence and Read more

By | 2017-11-07T16:31:30+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Medical News|17 Comments

Mesh Pain – What Works for You?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 4, 2017 ~ A few readers have called in that they find relief from mesh pain through some unusual options.  Many readers want to avoid opiate use which can lead to addiction and constipation.  Please let us know what works for you?  JACKIE Jackie Read more

By | 2017-08-04T17:33:13+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Medical News|17 Comments

An Antibiotic to Kill Superbugs?

Staph medical illustration, CDC Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 15, 2017 ~ Could alterations to the  standard antibiotic, vancomycin, provide an answer to treat some antibiotic-resistant Superbugs? Superbugs, as they are known, have evolved faster than the antibiotics created to fight them. Every year more than two Read more

By | 2017-06-15T11:42:29+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Medical News|4 Comments

Senate Bill Restricts Gifts From Big Pharma

Joe's Stone Crabs Miami Beach Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 24, 2017 ~ A bill just passed the California state Senate that restricts Big Pharma gifts to medical professionals, with the goal of reducing conflicts of interest. SB 790 severely restricts pharmaceutical companies from providing consulting fees, Read more

By | 2017-05-30T14:59:33+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Medical News|3 Comments

Medical Study on Chronic Mesh Pain Needs to Hear From You!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 6, 2017 ~ People suffering with chronic pain are asked to attend a one-day workshop in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area. Still Standing, a contributor to Mesh News Desk, is involved with a partnership with the University  of Maryland and other institutions from around the Read more

By | 2017-04-06T10:48:13+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Medical News|25 Comments

Polypropylene Resin Not Meant for Human Implants

Polypropylene raw resin pellets Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 6 2017 ~ The polypropylene resin material  that is used to make mesh used for hernia repair and transvaginal mesh, is not supposed to be used in the human body. But that's exactly what's happened for more than Read more

By | 2017-11-07T06:21:28+00:00 January 6th, 2017|Medical News|30 Comments

Pelvic Mesh and Hernia Mesh- Is There Any Difference?

Prolene Hernia System explant from Rosenberg, 1.5 years Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 4, 2017 ~ The origin of the female surgical mesh devices is hernia mesh. It was assumed prolapse was simply the female form of a hernia.    Is all surgical mesh the same? By Read more

By | 2017-01-05T19:28:59+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Medical News|0 Comments

Study Confirms The More Transvaginal Pelvic Mesh The More Mess

Disintegrating J&J mesh, Sling the Mesh campaign Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 12, 2016 ~ A study published in JAMA Surgery confirms the  common adage among the mesh aware community, the more transvaginal  pelvic mesh present in a body, the more likely there will be complications. The Read more

By | 2016-12-12T12:57:10+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Medical News|25 Comments
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