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9th Annual Whole Woman Conference Ahead!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 2020 ~ After attending last year's conference in beautiful downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, I thought I would bring news of this year's event to MND readers. Meet Christine Kent. Christine Kent, Whole Woman After suffering a profound uterine prolapse while still in [...]

By |2020-09-15T00:23:09-04:00July 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to Ask Your Doctor if he Suggests Pelvic Surgery

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 17, 2019 ~ Monique Sanders is a prolapse expert who turned to natural remedies to resolve her own problems. She advises others on what to ask a doctor if he says you need surgery, whether with mesh or not.  Image: Monique Sanders,  Prolapse Natural [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:36:16-04:00August 17th, 2019|Your Turn|0 Comments

Addressing Prolapse With the Whole Woman

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 15, 2019 – You are not the patient, you are the physician, is the mantra of an education program that believes we are not trained to listen to our own body and take on our own healing. Whole Woman® attempts to do just that [...]

By |2019-09-24T15:34:03-04:00August 17th, 2019|Mesh Reading Room Resource|9 Comments

Doctors Could Be Held Responsible for Mesh Implants Gone Wrong

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 6, 2019 ~ If one legal team is any indication, doctors who implant polypropylene mesh to treat incontinence, could be brought to court on medical malpractice charges.  The team is targeting doctors who implant TOT mesh (transobturator), known to cause some of the most [...]

By |2019-08-17T23:34:00-04:00August 6th, 2019|Legal News|30 Comments

Newly Diagnosed with Incontinence? What You Should Ask to Avoid a Mesh Repair

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 22, 2019 ~  This is a story that is re-printed occasionally because there are newly diagnosed women with incontinence who are being told that a polypropylene mesh is their only answer to treat incontinence. Doctors are selling patients by easing their concerns, selling them [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:37:17-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Mesh Reading Room Resource|5 Comments

Female Urinary Incontinence: Know the Non-Mesh Alternatives

Mesh Medical Device News Desk ~ By Dr. Una Lee, MD, Virginia Mason Hospital and Medical Center, Bellevue, Washington State  Image: Dr. Una Lee, MD, urology, Virginia Mason  It is important for all women to be educated on how their urinary tract works and options that exist when problems occur. [...]

By |2019-08-22T13:10:38-04:00May 15th, 2019|Medical News|10 Comments

AUGS Letter Revealed, Keep Slings Alive

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 21, 2019~In an effort to keep alive the mid-urethral sling (MUS) as an option for women experiencing incontinence, a medical society has written a letter to oppose the upcoming trial of Washington State v. Ethicon.   Mesh News Desk now has the letter.    Subscribers [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:54:44-05:00January 21st, 2019|News|17 Comments

Alert: Polypropylene Male Sling Showing Problems

AMS Advance Sling System Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 18, 2018 ~ Besides transvaginal and hernia mesh, a number of other implantable medical devices for the pelvic region are also showing similar complication rates, including the implantable male sling.   Polypropylene.  It is the cheap commercial plastic polymer [...]

By |2018-07-24T22:13:15-04:00July 18th, 2018|Featured|7 Comments

Martinez v Boston Scientific Plaintiff Opens

Jim Waldenberger, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 12, 2018 ~ During the opening arguments, an attorney for Ms. Martinez says the company knew its products would cause the pain suffered by Ms. Martinez. Jim Waldenberger of Kline Specter, one of two attorneys representing Ana and [...]

By |2018-06-18T15:46:47-04:00June 12th, 2018|News|3 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