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What to Ask Your Doctor if he Suggests Pelvic Surgery

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 17, 2019 ~ Monique Sanders is a prolapse expert who turned to natural remedies to resolve her own problems. She advises others on what to ask a doctor if he says you need surgery, whether with mesh or not.  Image: Monique Sanders,  Prolapse Natural [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:36:16-04:00August 17th, 2019|Your Turn|0 Comments

Hernia Mesh Secrets: Bruce Rosenberg Advises First Time Hernia Repair Patient

Bruce Rosenberg, patient advocate Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 23, 2019, by Bruce Rosenberg ~ Bruce is a patient advocate who receives thousands of calls from patients seeking answers about their hernias. Rosenberg is a member of the American Hernia Society and attends their meetings, though he [...]

By |2019-06-11T15:09:29-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Your Turn|0 Comments

Hernia Mesh Secrets: Bruce Rosenberg Answers Hernia Patient Questions After Complications

Bruce Rosenberg, patient advocate Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 16, 2019 ~ Bruce Rosenberg is a patient advocate an  hernia mesh injured patient. See his Mesh News Desk profile here. Bruce has a very interesting story and, not unlike many hernia mesh patients, he went from doctor [...]

By |2019-04-16T12:29:05-04:00April 16th, 2019|Your Turn|5 Comments

Still Standing Needs Your Inspiration

Still Standing graphic Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 18, 2018 ~ Still Standing has helped many of you with her insight into the legal process, the medical management of pain and life post implant and removal.  Now she needs your help!  Still Standing, a lovely lady from [...]

By |2018-10-24T14:53:37-04:00September 18th, 2018|Your Turn|20 Comments

Story Corps Wants to Hear Your Story!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 8, 2018 ~ A campaign by the Bleeding Edge hosted by StoryCorps amasses real human testimonials about an issue of our time! Those stories will be archives in the Library of Congress.  The Core Principles of StoryCorp: "Our mission is to preserve and share [...]

By |2018-08-08T12:16:03-04:00August 8th, 2018|Your Turn|2 Comments

Your Turn: Dental Issues and Mesh Complications

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 14, 2018 ~ So many people who have had polypropylene mesh implanted complain of dental issues - missing teeth, cracked teeth, gums receding.  While dental issues do arise as we age, there seems to be an unusual number of dental health issues noted among [...]

By |2018-04-12T02:12:09-04:00January 14th, 2018|Your Turn|50 Comments

Dr. Bendavid Hernia Researcher Tells Parliament Adverse Events are Underreported

Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Clinic, Toronto Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 26, 2017 ~ Dr. Robert Bendavid, of Shouldice Hospital in Toronto, researches hernia repair with polypropylene mesh and studies both mesh and non-mesh repairs and the adverse outcomes. Because he is so involved in offering research [...]

By |2017-10-26T23:04:31-04:00October 26th, 2017|Your Turn|0 Comments

#MeToo becomes #MeshToo

All around social media,  #MeToo has become the battle cry that signals you have experienced sexual harassment by someone who held power over you, professionally, physically, or psychologically. The Mesh Awareness Movement has taken the moniker to the next level for those injured by a mesh medical device. #MeshToo is [...]

By |2017-10-20T19:28:44-04:00October 20th, 2017|Your Turn|10 Comments

Your Turn: Husband on his Mesh-Injured Wife and Their Life

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 4, 2017~ Mesh injuries do not just impact a woman. Families are involved - children lose their mother, sisters suffer and so do husbands. Some even leave. The best of them stay, like this man. He is anonymous but his words resonate with many. [...]

By |2017-10-04T07:10:16-04:00October 4th, 2017|Your Turn|16 Comments

Dr. Bendavid Answers Hernia Questions

Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Hospital, Toronto Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 2017 ~  Dr. Robert Bendavid is a leading hernia surgeon with Shouldice Clinic in Toronto, Canada. He also believes in non-mesh repairs for hernia whenever possible and Shouldice does not use mesh in its hernia repairs. [...]

By |2017-09-10T22:09:18-04:00September 5th, 2017|Your Turn|37 Comments