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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) http://meshmedicaldevicenewsdesk.com   SUPPORT GROUPS Mesh Medical Device News Desk Facebook Group http://www.facebook.com/groups/142368339207055/   MDND Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mesh-Medical-Device-News-Desk/108924532565482   Mesh [continue reading…]

What’s Added to Plastic Mesh?

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 7, 2017~ By now readers  may understand that most mesh, whether for hernia repair or to treat prolapse and/or incontinence, is made of the plastic polypropylene (PP).   But you may not know about the additional chemicals that are introduced with polypropylene mesh.  There is no other way [continue reading…]

Pelvic Mesh Implant Procedures Halted in Scotland

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Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Journalist Marion Scott continues her headline-making reporting on pelvic mesh implant procedures for Scotland’s Daily Record. On Tuesday, Health Secretary Alex Neil suspended surgeries using pelvic mesh (transvaginal mesh)  for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or to treat stress urinary incontinence (SUI) pending an independent safety [continue reading…]

Welcome to Mesh News Desk

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February 1, 2016~ Welcome to Mesh News Desk, Your Resource for mesh-related news and information. This site began more than four years ago when mesh litigation was in its early stages. Today there  more than 100,000 lawsuits filed in the U.S. alone and as well as cases filed around the globe.  At the same [continue reading…]

FDA Rules To Reclassify POP Vaginal Mesh as High Risk!

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January 4, 2016 ~ An expert panel convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided in September 2011 that mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) should be reclassified as high risk from its moderate risk (Class II) status. Today, the FDA announced POP mesh would finally be reclassified as a [continue reading…]

Imaging Device: Translabial Ultrasound "Sees" Mesh

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“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, MD in an exchange with Mesh News Desk. The Professor of [continue reading…]

June – Watching and Waiting for News of Mesh Settlements, Reclassification

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Tensions are beginning to get strained over the extremely long wait for justice for the mesh- injured. Welcome to Mesh News Desk aka MMDND your source for all news mesh-related. Much is happening at this time but much of it is behind the scenes.   Take for example, the recent announcement that Endo/AMS had decided [continue reading…]

*NEW* The Doctors: Risks of Mesh Implants for Bladder Control

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“The one way I know how to describe it is “suicidal”  That’s  stabbed from the inside.” “There is nothing wrong with you its in year head, you might be crazy,” says the doctor. That’s the show “teaser for The Doctors, television show. It is not clear when this segment is running, though it appears [continue reading…]

Endo Offers $830 Million to Settle 20K AMS Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits

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*This Just In* Late this afternoon, Endo Health Solutions announced it had reached an agreement with several law firms to settle in principle about 20,000 defective pelvic mesh lawsuits sold by its subsidiary American Medical Systems. Here is Endo’s news release. Here is Exhibit A: Resolution Framework: http://www.motleyrice.com/files/medical-devices/exhibit_a.pdf MR press release about the settlement [continue reading…]

FDA: *IMPORTANT* How To Weigh in on Reclassifying Pelvic Mesh To High-Risk!

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*NEW*  Readers of Mesh News Desk understand that the Food and Drug Administration has allowed  the polypropylene-based material onto the market to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence with very little scrutiny.  In fact, the 510(k) approval process is an approval to sell, and does not require safety and efficacy assurances. Now the agency [continue reading…]

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