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The Links Between Surgical Mesh Complications and the Development of Autoimmune Diseases

Nonie Wideman, Contributor Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 21, 2017 ~  Canadian, Nonie Wideman, is a survivor of medical complications from synthetic medical mesh.  She has spent over 15 years advocating for children and families, over twelve of them as a specialized care provider teaching coping and [...]

By |2017-08-04T17:10:39-04:00August 4th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|74 Comments

Important Links, Resources, Support Mesh Related

THE READING ROOM This is a great place to get started if you are new to the issues and experiencing complications which you can't explain following mesh implantation surgery. Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND) https://www.meshmedicaldevicenewsdesk.com   SUPPORT GROUPS Mesh Medical Device News Desk Facebook Group http://www.facebook.com/groups/142368339207055/   MDND Facebook [...]

By |2017-08-10T15:24:27-04:00August 3rd, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|2 Comments

FDA: Lapdog Enforcement on Reporting Adverse Events

Lapdog, Portrait of Woman in Red, Agnolo Bronzino, 1532, Tuscan School, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 7, 2017 ~ In mild mannered newly-issued language, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends that medical device manufacturers report adverse events to the agency, but it's not legally [...]

By |2017-03-07T10:44:31-04:00March 7th, 2017|FDA News|7 Comments

Open Letter to Insurers Concerning Mesh Injuries

Dollar sign Scott Steiner, WikiCommons Mesh News Desk, May 23, 2016 ~ Often readers of Mesh News Desk find themselves fighting with the very insurance companies that led them to a mesh implant doctor. Now they want the device removed and they receive resistance.  Not only because there [...]

By |2016-05-24T21:12:57-04:00May 23rd, 2016|Op-Ed|26 Comments

Imaging Device: Translabial Ultrasound "Sees" Mesh

Dr. Shlomo Raz, UCLA Urology “I have removed more than 900 mesh for complications in the last 5-6 years. Translabial ultrasound is an important adjuvant to the diagnosis and treatment of this patients.” Those are the words of the leading mesh removal surgeon in the world, Dr. Shlomo Raz, [...]

By |2016-03-21T07:53:50-04:00July 8th, 2014|Medical News|81 Comments

Find Your Mesh in the 510(k) Process

Prolene Mesh For those readers who want to know more about the mesh they may have had implanted for pelvic organ prolapse, stress urinary incontinence or hernia, the process is made easier if you have the Medical Device approval number from the FDA. Below is a handy list [...]

By |2013-11-21T14:10:30-04:00November 21st, 2013|Mesh Reading Room Resource|9 Comments

Dr. Twiss Part II: On the Basics of Medicine and Biocompatible Materials for Transvaginal Mesh

Dr. C. Twiss, Urologist, U of Az. Christian Twiss, MD  is a surgeon at the University of Arizona’s Department of Surgery, division of urology. He is a Board Certified urologist by training with a subspecialty and certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS). Dr. Twiss studied [...]

By |2013-10-30T09:29:22-04:00October 30th, 2013|Medical News|32 Comments

FDA Asks Consumers to Report Product Failures

June 10, 2013 ~ New and Improved? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is celebrating 20 years of the MedWatch program by providing consumers with a new form that should encourage consumers and medical professionals to report adverse events, complications and bad outcomes with drugs and medical devices, cosmetics, [...]

By |2013-06-10T16:07:02-04:00June 10th, 2013|FDA News|4 Comments

Your Turn: How One Woman Told Her Friends

May 29, 2013 ~ This woman wants to remain anonymous, but she tells MDND she sent out an email to about 60 friends and family members to let them know about her mesh situation.  Surprisingly, she heard back from three people who are also experiencing complications from surgical mesh.   [...]

By |2013-05-29T15:50:42-04:00May 29th, 2013|Your Turn|2 Comments

Carpenter v. American Medical Systems Trial Delayed

Stewart Albertson, Albertson & Davidson May 8, 2013 ~ The trial of Marion Carpenter v. American Medical Systems which was scheduled to begin in San Bernardino California, May 13th, has been delayed until January or February of 2014. Attorney Stewart Albertson tells MDND that decision was made by [...]

By |2013-05-08T15:16:46-04:00May 8th, 2013|Legal News|4 Comments