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What Happened to the FDA Request for Transvaginal Mesh Studies?

September 19, 2012 ~ Last January, after a five-fold increase in complications was noted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning synthetic mesh used in women to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the FDA ordered mesh makers to find out why. At the [...]

By |2017-04-20T12:55:49-04:00September 19th, 2012|FDA News|5 Comments

Will the FDA Grant J&J’s Request to Stop the Studies?

TVT Secur Mesh News Desk, June 9, 2012~ A few folks have asked whether or not the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Ethicon’s request to place a hold on a three-year study on the complications with transvaginal mesh? The short answer is, not yet. No doubt [...]

By |2017-02-17T13:41:25-05:00June 9th, 2012|Your Turn|3 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 |2011-12-01T02:52:08-05:00December 1st, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|22 Comments