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Story Corps Wants to Hear Your Story!

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 8, 2018 ~ A campaign by the Bleeding Edge hosted by StoryCorps amasses real human testimonials about an issue of our time! Those stories will be archives in the Library of Congress.  The Core Principles of StoryCorp: "Our mission is to preserve and share Read more

By | 2018-08-08T12:16:03+00:00 August 8th, 2018|Your Turn|2 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 Read more

By | 2018-07-24T22:13:15+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Featured|3 Comments

Your Turn: Dental Issues and Mesh Complications

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 14, 2018 ~ So many people who have had polypropylene mesh implanted complain of dental issues - missing teeth, cracked teeth, gums receding.  While dental issues do arise as we age, there seems to be an unusual number of dental health issues noted among Read more

By | 2018-04-12T02:12:09+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Your Turn|40 Comments

British Parliament Members Face Mesh-Injured

British Parliament Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 11, 2017 ~ While the U.S. media is focused on crazed gunman and crazed media moguls, mesh campaigners in the United Kingdom have made some real headway in making public the issue of polypropylene mesh and the thousands it has Read more

By | 2017-10-17T10:56:38+00:00 October 11th, 2017|News|15 Comments

Docs Still Support Mid-Urethral Slings

Grimm fairy tale, 1852, Snow White, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 22, 2017 ~ Many doctors cling to the assessment of their medical societies that mid-urethral slings, also known as polypropylene "tape" or "hammocks," are the Gold Standard for the treatment of incontinence.   The only Read more

By | 2017-09-22T17:14:04+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Op-Ed|10 Comments

Hernia Mesh Leaving Men in Pain – BBC

BBC, Sean McGrath, hernia mesh patient Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 21, 2017 ~ With a million hernia operations annually, according to the US Hernia Society, men in Northern Ireland have gone public with their mesh complications, as reported by the BBC.  The BBC (here) is reporting Read more

By | 2017-09-21T13:41:03+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Media Reports|3 Comments

Ralph Nader Radio Hour on the Travesty of Mesh Complications

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 10, 2017 ~ Consumer advocate Ralph Nader interviews Dr. Robert Bendavid on hernia mesh and Jane Akre, editor of Mesh News Desk on the ubiquitous nature and complications of polypropylene meshes. He is known to most Americans as a consumer crusader who is responsible Read more

By | 2017-06-11T21:45:43+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Media Reports|10 Comments

C-QUR MDL Formed in New Hampshire Over Hernia Mesh Complications

C-QUR from Hollis Law website/ Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 6, 2017~ The latest hernia mesh complications product to be placed in multidistrict litigation is C-QUR made by Atrium Medical. It is coated with fish oil, which creates problems for integration into the body says the Read more

By | 2017-02-06T13:55:16+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Hernia Mesh, Legal News|0 Comments

Mesh Injured Address KY Healthcare Conference

Tammy and Janis Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 5, 2016 ~ Two vocal mesh-injured women addressed a room full of health professionals at this annual conference with a medical device patient safety focus.   See the  videos below.  It was called the Conference for Healthcare Transparency and Read more

By | 2016-11-14T14:10:27+00:00 November 5th, 2016|News|19 Comments

AUGS Prolapse Consensus Conference Announced with Patient Advocates

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 16, 2016 ~ AUGS Prolapse Consensus Conference Announced. Patient Advocates work with industry for change. The AUGS 2016 Prolapse Consensus Conference will be held November 10-11, 2016 in Baltimore, MD to “bring together thought leaders representing private and public stakeholders who are actively engaged Read more

By | 2016-10-16T19:05:29+00:00 October 16th, 2016|Medical News|21 Comments