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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Filed in West Virginia Court

Bard Ventralex hernia mesh, from Dotmed.com Rosemary S. Roberts has filed a negligence lawsuit against C.R. Bard for injuries she suffered from the hernia mesh implanted in her in 2004 reports the West Virginia Record. It was filed August 22 in Kanawha Circuit Court in Charleston, West Virginia, Read more

By | 2013-09-17T23:54:09+00:00 September 17th, 2013|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Media Reports|21 Comments

Hernia Mesh Complications – Is the FDA Watching? Part I

Removed hernia mesh plug, Dr. Kevin Peterson November 28, 2012 ~ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been updating pages on mesh used for hernia repair. Unlike transvaginal mesh, also made of plastic polypropylene, there is no Health Notification or Safety Warning on hernia mesh. That Read more

By | 2012-11-28T21:20:02+00:00 November 28th, 2012|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Medical News|100 Comments

Religious Preferences and the Makeup of Your Mesh

Cows and Pigs, by Rob Purvis, WikiCommons November 14, 2012 ~  MDND would like to hear from individuals who have had an animal mesh (bovine, cow or porcine, pig) or an allograph (biologic) mesh to gauge their experience for hernia repair when compared to polypropylene mesh. In this Read more

By | 2012-11-14T23:07:46+00:00 November 14th, 2012|Medical News|2 Comments

Hernia from Hell Treated with Biologic Mesh

Story in Sarasota Herald-Tribune February 6, 2012 ~ James Fico had a problem. The Sarasota Herald-Tribune (here) reports on the North Port man’s basketball-size hernia that protruded from his belly for more than five years. (Caution- the photos in this article are not for the weak of heart). Read more

By | 2012-02-07T12:52:40+00:00 February 7th, 2012|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Media Reports|19 Comments

Sheri Ragan Still Suffering from Biologic Hernia Mesh

Sheri Ragan Sheri Ragan is playing the waiting game - waiting for a hospital in Ormond Beach, Florida to decide when and if it will take Medicaid so she can have an infected biologic mesh implant removed by the doctor of her choice. At 42, Ragan still doesn’t Read more

By | 2012-02-03T15:35:39+00:00 February 3rd, 2012|Hernia Mesh Injuries, News, Patient Profiles|60 Comments