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New Hope for Mesh Patients

Dr. David Spellberg, urologist By David Spellberg, MD As a Urologist, I have read about horrible complications such as bleeding, abdominal pain, perforated organs, and sexual dysfunction associated with certain types of mesh products and some of the terrible suffering of mesh patients. The Food and Drug Administration Read more

By | 2013-02-19T21:48:27+00:00 February 19th, 2013|Op-Ed|10 Comments

Open Letter to Surgeons Who Have Implanted Mesh

Eglise e Saint-Maimiboeuf de Montbeliard, Courtesy Thomas Bresson, Wikicommons November 7, 2012 ~ The following is an essay by a mesh survivor who does not want to be identified. Her Open Letter to Surgeons is an important reminder that doctors have a commitment to put his/her patient first! Read more

By | 2012-11-07T15:54:27+00:00 November 7th, 2012|Your Turn|21 Comments

Doctor: Plaintiff Lawyers in 'Attack Mode' Over Mesh Complications

Sept 25, 2012 ~ A recent news release from an ObGyn in Minneapolis shows that at least he is on the offensive when it comes to mesh injuries. The doctor doesn’t let the facts get in the way. For some reason the doctor, an Ob/Gyn at Oakdale Obstetrics & Gynecology Read more

By | 2012-09-25T16:21:44+00:00 September 25th, 2012|Legal News|6 Comments

Using Vaginal Mesh as a Preventative? Study Says it's Okay

June 20, 2012 ~ With all of the bad news about vaginal mesh (see Patient Profiles) and the thousands of lawsuits that have been filed by women who claim life-altering complications,  a story like this is a glaring departure and deserves a closer look. Bloomberg reports on a Read more

By | 2012-06-21T01:21:47+00:00 June 21st, 2012|Medical News|6 Comments

Canadian Courts Take Aim At Ethicon

April 23, 2012 ~ The case against Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, and Ethicon Women’s Health and Urology and Gynacare was filed in Ontario Superior Court of Justice on February 3, 2012 but details are now just surfacing. The claim names Plaintiffs Janice Carol Kouyoumjian and Terrence Kouyoumjian (her spouse) on Read more

By | 2012-04-23T16:25:52+00:00 April 23rd, 2012|Legal News|1 Comment