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The Lancet on Makers Told to Stop Selling POP Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 22, 2019 ~ The Lancet is one of the oldest medical journals in the world. Ed Holt writes for The Lancet about last month's FDA decision to halt the sales of any POP mesh due to concerns about safety and efficacy.  It is the [...]

By |2019-05-22T15:25:39-04:00May 22nd, 2019|Media Reports|0 Comments

AUGS Letter Revealed, Keep Slings Alive

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 21, 2019~In an effort to keep alive the mid-urethral sling (MUS) as an option for women experiencing incontinence, a medical society has written a letter to oppose the upcoming trial of Washington State v. Ethicon.   Mesh News Desk now has the letter.    Subscribers [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:54:44-05:00January 21st, 2019|News|17 Comments

AUGS Stands by its use of Polypropylene Mesh Implants

Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), October 22, 2018 ~ AUGS, the American Urogynecologic Society concluded its annual members meeting this month.  Women injured by polypropylene (PP) mesh implants, which the society promotes, met with some leadership of AUGS.  See MND story here.  Still AUGS stands by its promotion of [...]

By |2018-11-01T13:47:49-04:00October 22nd, 2018|News|30 Comments

Mesh Injured Speak Their Truth to Urogynecologists

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 15, 2018 ~ They traveled from across the country. Mesh injured women spoke directly to urogynecologists at their annual meeting.  (2 Min. Read)  Image: Marilyn Mansour, Dawn Rasmus-Brown in Chicago They came from as far away as Portland, Oregon and Tyler, Texas. The Chicago [...]

By |2018-10-22T12:49:25-04:00October 15th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Breaking the Silence: Nancy Gretzinger, Author, Educator, Patient Advocate, Mesh Victim

Dr. Nancy Gretzinger and Christian Twiss, MD Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  Nancy Gretzinger, Author, Educator, Patient Advocate, mesh victim is Breaking the Silence Like many women, Nancy Gretzinger experienced mild incontinence. Since she was having a pool installed in her Phoenix backyard, she thought it might be a [...]

By |2018-09-20T16:56:16-04:00September 20th, 2018|Featured|3 Comments

Lawsuit Funders Investigated by NY State, Florida

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 11, 2018 ~ The topic of seeking funding for your mesh removal surgery is certainly a controversial one. While some believe all funders are bad, in some cases, they have provided the resources for a much-needed surgery when there are no other options. On [...]

By |2018-09-12T11:58:42-04:00September 12th, 2018|Featured|11 Comments

AUGS Breaks with the Father of Gynecology

The Guardian, April 21, 2018 MESH MEDICAL DEVICE NEWS DESK, July 4, 2018 ~ Twelve years after a portrait was removed from the University of Alabama of a controversial figure in modern gynecology, the medical society has decided to part ways with Dr. J. Marion Sims.  AUGS.  The [...]

By |2018-07-07T13:24:00-04:00July 4th, 2018|Medical News|5 Comments

Urogyn Society Closes Door on Mesh-Injured Women

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2016 ~ After turning away two mesh-injured women who were enthusiastic about participating in an upcoming Prolapse Consensus Conference, the society then expels your editor from membership of AUGS. Janet Holt, a mesh-injured plaintiff, learned about the upcoming Prolapse Consensus Conference to be [...]

By |2016-11-08T11:03:31-05:00November 7th, 2016|Op-Ed|25 Comments

AUGS President Calls Out Anti-Mesh Movement While Admitting to Mistakes

President's address, AUGS Sept 2016 Mesh News Desk, October 18, 2016 ~ The president of the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) admits some doctors were not in the 98th percentile in their ability to place transvaginal mesh while he called out the anti-mesh movement. AUGS, the American Urogynecologic Society, [...]

By |2018-10-24T11:08:03-04:00October 18th, 2016|News|40 Comments

UroGyn Society: Mesh on Trial: Defendant and Plaintiff Perspectives

AUGS conference Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 12, 2016 ~ There was much anticipation about the Thursday afternoon Mesh on Trial: Defendant and Plaintiff Perspectives at the 37th annual meeting of AUGS, the American Urogynecologic Society.   This would be the first time the 1,300 urogynecologists, urologists [...]

By |2016-10-18T22:41:55-04:00October 12th, 2016|News|52 Comments