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Study Confirms The More Transvaginal Pelvic Mesh The More Mess

Disintegrating J&J mesh, Sling the Mesh campaign Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 12, 2016 ~ A study published in JAMA Surgery confirms the  common adage among the mesh aware community, the more transvaginal  pelvic mesh present in a body, the more likely there will be complications. The Read more

By | 2016-12-12T12:57:10+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Medical News|25 Comments

Lawsuits Scheduled for Ethicon’s Physiomesh Hernia Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 25, 2016 ~  The first lawsuits have been scheduled for the Ethicon Physiomesh, a hernia mesh used for repairs. The hernia mesh has been removed from the global market after reports it degraded inside patients and did not function as intended.   Medical professionals Read more

By | 2017-01-10T13:20:13+00:00 October 25th, 2016|Legal News|19 Comments

Questions to Ask Your Pelvic Mesh Removal Doctor

Explanted Avaulta mesh Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 28, 2016 ~ What to ask the doctor before you have your pelvic mesh removed. ‘Kathleen” is not her real name.  She is a woman who was implanted with transvaginal mesh years ago. Today she is suffering the consequences, Read more

By | 2018-06-05T13:12:31+00:00 July 26th, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|9 Comments

Huskey v. Ethicon Begins Friday

Dogs from JH Facebook page Jo Huskey (JH), 54, was implanted with a TVT-O, a vaginal sling made of Prolene mesh, on February 23, 2011. She experienced mesh erosion and dyspareunia (painful sex). As a result of her pelvic mesh complications, she had a revision surgery November 18, Read more

By | 2014-08-19T17:10:04+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Legal News|2 Comments

Boston Scientific Opening Arguments in Mass. Court

Judge Diane M. Kottmyer Today was Day One for opening arguments in the trial of Diane Albright v. Boston Scientific being heard in Middlesex Co. Superior Court in Woburn, Massachusetts.  It appears to be the first product liability trial against Boston Scientific, maker of transvaginal mesh.  The case Read more

By | 2014-07-09T16:48:10+00:00 July 9th, 2014|Legal News|50 Comments

A Scottish Health Board Votes to Suspend Sales of Transvaginal Mesh Implants

Elains Holmes testifies After an effective campaign where women spoke directly to a Scottish Parliamentary Committee, a Scottish Health Board has decided to ban the use of transvaginal mesh implants used as a treatment for pelvic organ prolapse. This is the first board to suspend the plastic mesh Read more

By | 2014-06-16T01:03:18+00:00 June 16th, 2014|News|19 Comments

Batiste v. Ethicon Enters Third Week – Defense Discredits L.B.

The Honorable Ken Molberg **Editors Note ** This is a rewrite from yesterday to incorporate afternoon observations. Thanks to "Cathy" a mesh-injured special court watcher who is among those sitting in this Dallas courtroom watching the proceedings in Batiste v. Ethicon as the trial enters its final week. Read more

By | 2014-03-31T12:32:41+00:00 March 31st, 2014|Legal News|16 Comments

Study: Symptom Resolution After Complications from Transvaginal Mesh

Prolene Mesh This research published in January is available for purchase for $59 from the publication.  Note the numbers of complications for mesh exposure, pain and dyspareunia.   Symptom Resolution After Operative Management of Complications From Transvaginal Mesh Crosby, Erin C. MD; Abernethy, Melinda MD, MPH; Berger, Mitchell Read more

By | 2014-02-27T18:11:50+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Medical News|0 Comments