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FDA Acknowledges Potential for Counterfeit Raw Material from China in Boston Scientific Mesh

Yimao plastic molding,Guangdong Province China Mesh News Desk, April 1, 2016 ~  FDA says it will rely on Boston Scientific tests of its own mesh! Citizen Petition shows Toxic selenium in polypropylene pellet samples.  FDA does not recommend pelvic mesh removals at this time.  The U.S. Food and Read more

By | 2016-05-23T17:46:48+00:00 April 1st, 2016|News|70 Comments

Bard Faces Plaintiff After Mistrial in First Federal Case Against Transvaginal Mesh

Donna Cisson Facebook page The case of Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard began for a second time in a federal court in Charleston, West Virginia today. Cisson, 55, was implanted with a Bard Avaulta Plus Posterior mesh on May 8, 2009 in Toccoa, Georgia. The initial product liability Read more

By | 2013-07-29T20:38:52+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Legal News|1 Comment

Recalled Bard Avaulta Mesh Sold on EBay

September 10, 2012 ~ You can buy almost anything on eBay, right? Even transvaginal mesh that has been taken off the market? DrugWatch (here) reports that the Bard Avaulta polypropylene mesh has shown up on an eBay auction including a Plus Posterior mesh. You could buy it for $50 and Read more

By | 2012-09-10T23:34:42+00:00 September 10th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

When Marlex Mesh Erosion Appears as Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Marlex Mesh Erosion, J of the American Board of Family Medicine July 20, 2012 ~ In this published report in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine,  Jan-Feb 2012, doctors from Dewitt Amy Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, determined irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be caused by Read more

By | 2012-07-20T18:17:16+00:00 July 20th, 2012|Medical News|3 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Athlete Pat Buchanan Faces Her Biggest Competitor Yet

An Athlete’s Challenge with Surgical Mesh Patricia Buchanan, 61, a widow and triathlete from Whidbey Island outside of Seattle, was training for the USAT age group Nationals Olympic Distance Triathlon scheduled for Burlington, Vermont last August. Read more

By | 2012-01-05T20:58:40+00:00 January 5th, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|39 Comments