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MESH MESS – Banned Pelvic Mesh Receives New Life as a Breast Lift

from Patent Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2016 ~ Failed Pelvic Mesh to be Used to Lift Breasts  According to its patent application, a  controversial polypropylene plastic pelvic mesh, that is banned for sale in both the U.S. and Australia and is the subject of litigation, Read more

By | 2016-07-13T14:29:03+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Sticky|25 Comments

Dr. Raz Tells Docs Why He Will Not Use Synthetic Mesh Slings!

Dr. Shlomo Raz, UCLA Urologist Mesh News Desk, April 7, 2016 ~ World famous urologist said too many complications arise even years down the road, made him stop using mesh. For those of you new to the mesh debate, this explanation by Dr. Shlomo Raz, a urologist from Read more

By | 2016-07-25T13:23:04+00:00 April 7th, 2016|Medical News|29 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

Dr. Twiss On Transvaginal Mesh, Removals, Concerns and Consent

Dr. C. Twiss, Urologist, U of Az. Christian Twiss, MD  is a surgeon at the University of Arizona's Department of Surgery, division of urology. He is a Board Certified urologist by training with a sub-specialty and certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS). Dr. Twiss studied Read more

By | 2013-10-28T22:45:31+00:00 October 28th, 2013|Medical News|29 Comments

Biofilm Protects Bacteria and Causes Chronic Infection

Biofilm cluster, UC Berkeley University of California, Berkeley researchers hope to attack something called biofilms, which house bacterial infections protecting them from antibiotics. New research using a super-resolution light microscopy,  reveals how bacteria forms communities and a protective coat called a biofilm. Researchers say the tenacious bacteria and Read more

By | 2013-09-22T17:57:42+00:00 September 22nd, 2013|Medical News|7 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Thousands of Canadian Women and Cherie Storozinski

Cherie Storozinski May 3, 2013~  “My name is Cherie Storozinski. I am 50 years old and live in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. I am a victim of transvagnial mesh.” That’s how Cherie started her email to MDND. Cherie, 50, had a wonderful life in rural Manitoba, Canada. She and Read more

By | 2013-05-03T23:41:57+00:00 May 3rd, 2013|News, Patient Profiles|30 Comments
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