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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

Kathleen: Questions to Ask Before Mesh Removal

Mesh after removal 'Kathleen' (not her real name which she doesn't want to use because of litigation)  is a regular reader of MDND and has some suggestions on the questions to ask of doctors before a mesh removal procedure.  She has had her mesh removed and met with [...]

By |2012-04-02T18:01:04-04:00April 2nd, 2012|Your Turn|114 Comments

Linda Dodson: Suffering in Silence no Longer after Mesh and Medical Mishaps

Twin sisters Linda Dodson and Brenda Mann Jones Linda Dodson, a dark-haired, attractive Georgia peach with a long southern drawl to match decided to visit a new gynecologist near her home in Georgia, just south east of Atlanta. After about 30 minutes on the exercise bicycle she would [...]

By |2011-12-01T02:52:08-04:00December 1st, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|22 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Amy Gezon Tells FDA Panel Boston Scientific Mesh Sling Devastated Her with Pain

Amy Gezon is a 43-year-old mother of 3 from Salt Lake City, Utah and the wife of an emergency room doctor at the VA medical center. She studied nursing in college, graduated with  a degree in exercise sports science and is currently pursuing a masters degree in mental [...]

By |2011-09-29T17:54:13-04:00September 29th, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|22 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Diane Maassen Tells FDA Panel About Her Nightmare with Pelvic Mesh Sling

SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 - Editors Note: I attended the Food and Drug Administration expert panel convened on September 8 & 9, 2011 to listen to patients and industry as well as surgeons who use pelvic mesh to treat incontinence and pelvic floor weakness in women and hernias in [...]

By |2011-09-16T20:15:14-04:00September 16th, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|8 Comments