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Open Letter to Doctors – A Serious Concern as Doctors Divide

TVT-O from TVT Meshed Up, UK Editorial- Jane Akre, MND - In July 2011 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Safety Communication that surgical mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) carried more risks than benefits and was “of serious concern.”  See the notice Read more

By | 2014-06-03T16:20:24+00:00 June 3rd, 2014|Medical News|19 Comments

Day 11: Linda Gross v Ethicon: Medical Director Signs off on Prolift

Dr. Charlotte Owens, Courtesy Courtroom View Network January 26, 2013 ~ It was Day 11 in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon trial that brought Dr. Charlotte Owens, Worldwide Medical Affairs Director for Ethicon to the stand via videotaped deposition. Her story was remarkable for the safety and efficacy Read more

By | 2013-01-26T14:29:39+00:00 January 26th, 2013|Legal News|7 Comments

Shortcomings of Vaginal Mesh Do Not Add Up – Are Docs Paying Attention?

August 9, 2012, by Amy Gezon ~ Amy Gezon In the weeks preceding the first landmark settlement against the manufacturers of surgical mesh implants used in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) (here) published an Read more

By | 2012-08-09T23:40:32+00:00 August 9th, 2012|Op-Ed|4 Comments