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Boston Scientific on Hot Seat Amid Chinese Mesh Allegations

Mesh News Desk, May 14, 2016 ~ It’s been a circuitous route. The latest news that mesh maker Boston Scientific (BSC) used substandard polypropylene resin smuggled in from China to make its pelvic mesh, comes all the way from Scotland. Award winning reporter, Marion Scott writes, It was always scandalous. [...]

By |2016-09-06T13:35:46-04:00May 13th, 2016|News|38 Comments

Update on Pelvic Mesh Trials Naming Defendant J&J

Judge Joseph Goodwin Mesh News Desk, April 4, 2016 ~ Pace of Trials Naming J&J Increases This week lawyers and representatives from mesh making companies are expected to gather in Charleston, WV for a status conference on pelvic mesh litigation, April 6 and 7th.  Judge Joseph Goodwin, who [...]

By |2016-05-06T14:47:45-04:00April 4th, 2016|News|34 Comments

J&J Cuts 3,000 Jobs in Medical Device Sector Due To Weak Performance

Mesh News Desk, January 19, 2016,  ~ Johnson & Johnson will cut about 3,000 jobs in its medical device division. The company based in New Brunswick, New Jersey made that announcement Tuesday. Mesh particles from Ethicon (J&J) mesh The  workforce cutback represents  more than 2 percent of J&J [...]

By |2016-01-19T15:42:36-05:00January 19th, 2016|News|21 Comments

Defense on Prosima’s Low Complication Rate

Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to Cavness v. Ethicon, underway in a Dallas courtroom.  [This coverage is prepared by your editor, who has sat in the courtroom for five pelvic mesh trials (C.R. Bard, Ethicon) and has witnessed three additional trials (Boston Scientific , Ethicon) via CVN feeds.  [...]

By |2015-10-01T22:29:30-04:00October 1st, 2015|News|35 Comments

Dr. Walker Answers Your Questions About Pelvic Mesh Injury

Dr. Christopher Walker, Urogynecologist, Orlando, FL Mesh News Desk, August 19, 2015~  MND editor, Jane Akre asked many of you on our Facebook page to pose questions to Dr. Christopher Walker, a urogynecologist located in Orlando,  Florida.   He is one of the new doctors around the country [...]

By |2015-08-19T16:29:15-04:00August 19th, 2015|Medical News|29 Comments