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Australia Pulls Ethicon TVT Mesh Devices from the Market

TVT graphic www.kup.at Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 23, 2018 ~ Last November the Australian government announced that the larger pelvic meshes to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) would be taken off the market because the risks outweighed the benefits. Now in another setback to mesh makers, Read more

By | 2018-01-30T16:18:24+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|News|4 Comments

Pelvic Meshes Removed from Australian Market

J&J Gynemesh Prolene Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 18, 2017 ~ A Senate inquiry continues in Australia today and Tuesday as Johnson & Johnson and Boston Scientific present evidence on the safety and efficacy of the pelvic mesh devices. Meanwhile two meshes have been removed from the Read more

By | 2017-09-20T14:35:43+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Media Reports|2 Comments

Australian Health Advocates Articulate Goals for Mesh-Injured

Caz Chisholm, Newcastle Herald photo Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 24, 2017 ~ What Australian women want for their government to become more responsive to the needs of the mesh-injured and to prevent further injuries.  Isn't this a global goal to prevent more injuries in the future?  Read more

By | 2017-07-24T08:23:58+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Your Turn|3 Comments

Australia Wants You to Report Your Mesh Adverse Events

Image from foreclosure fraud Mesh News Desk, August 2, 2016 ~ The TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) is the Australian version of our U.S. Food and Drug Administration.   The following notice was posted by the government today. TGA urges reporting of adverse events 2 August 2016 As part Read more

By | 2016-08-02T13:00:14+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|1 Comment