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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 | 2018-07-18T17:08:10+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Sticky|2 Comments

Ethicon Responds to Canadian TV Investigation on Mesh

Image from CTV-TV Canada Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 30, 2017 ~ Johnson & Johnson and its Ethicon division that makes medical devices rarely speaks for the record in defense of its pelvic mesh products. However, the healthcare giant is speaking about a Canadian Television report that Read more

By | 2017-10-02T22:20:29+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Sticky|7 Comments

Supreme Court Decision Forces Talc Plaintiffs Out of MO Court

Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), September 20, 2017 ~ We are seeing out fall out from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision. Not only will mesh-injured women be forced out of a plaintiff-friendly Philadelphia court, but a number of talc-injured women are being ousted from the Missouri court that Read more

By | 2017-09-20T14:33:31+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Sticky|6 Comments

Adkins Pelvic Mesh Trial in Philadelphia Enters 13th Day Friday

TVT SEcur from Russian website Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 9, 2017 ~ The trial of Kimberly Adkins enters its 13th day in a Philadelphia Courtroom, focused on the Ethicon pelvic mesh product TVT-Secur, which is no longer on the market.  The trial of Kimberly Adkins v. Read more

By | 2017-06-09T06:04:21+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Sticky|6 Comments

Engleman Trial Against J&J Pelvic Mesh Begins Today

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 10, 2017 ~ It's been 14 months since the last product liability trial naming a mesh manufacturer. In this case, Ms. M. Engleman was implanted with two pelvic meshes made by Ethicon, the division of Johnson & Read more

By | 2017-04-10T08:48:01+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Sticky|37 Comments

Whistleblower Wants Prison Time for Convicted J&J Med Device Execs

Melayna Lokosky Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 25, 2016 ~ Whistleblower Wants J&J Subsidiary Execs To Be Imprisoned Following $18 Million Fine and Federal Conviction   Melayna Lokosky is not shy. The former Acclarent Inc. medical device sales rep worked for a Johnson & Johnson subsidiary until 2011 Read more

By | 2016-07-25T07:50:06+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Sticky|14 Comments

MESH MESS – Banned Pelvic Mesh Receives New Life as a Breast Lift

from Patent Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2016 ~ Failed Pelvic Mesh to be Used to Lift Breasts  According to its patent application, a  controversial polypropylene plastic pelvic mesh, that is banned for sale in both the U.S. and Australia and is the subject of litigation, Read more

By | 2016-07-13T14:29:03+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Sticky|25 Comments

Second June Rally of Pelvic Mesh-Injured Women and Families Planned for June in Charleston, WV *Update

Mesh Awareness Movement in Charleston, WV, June 2015 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 7, 2016 ~ Just as they did last June, organizers of mesh-injured women want the public to know a rally is planned for Charleston, West Virginia on Friday, June 3, 2016. That day should Read more

By | 2016-05-09T19:04:33+00:00 May 7th, 2016|Sticky|41 Comments