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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 [...]

By |2016-11-14T14:10:27-05:00November 5th, 2016|News|21 Comments

Attending a National Patient Training Workshop

Janet Holt in DC Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  October 23, 2016~Two women who are part of the mesh-injured community pushed themselves to become involved in a national patient training workshop. Here's what they found.  The National Center for Health Research Conference Introductory Patient Training Workshop October 14-15 [...]

By |2016-10-23T20:20:26-04:00October 23rd, 2016|Op-Ed|5 Comments

AUGS – Patient Presence Missing from Urogyn Society Meeting

Colorado Convention Center Blue Bear Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 3, 2016 ~ With an emphasis on innovation and advancement in the practice of urogynecology, at the AUGS annual conference of specialists, there were few reminders about the outcomes of, what's been described as the darkest chapter in [...]

By |2016-10-12T14:01:43-04:00October 3rd, 2016|News|9 Comments

Mesh-Injured Woman Remembers 9/11 and the Darkness of Life

Still Standing graphic Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 12, 2016~ The following essay is from Still Standing. It explains her need to help others through their pain. She does an admirable job and is trained in pain management.  She is a very vocal and valued member of [...]

By |2016-09-12T10:08:39-04:00September 12th, 2016|Your Turn|19 Comments

Petition: First Do No Harm for Patients Cut Off From Opiates for Pain

Pain by Jade R Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 1, 2016 ~ The stories are heartbreaking. Thousands of people may soon be cut off from their opiates for pain control due to a nationwide crackdown on overprescribing of these drugs.   The stories are from those who are [...]

By |2016-08-01T16:43:30-04:00August 1st, 2016|News|22 Comments

Welcome 2016 and Let the Trials Begin!

Wishing you all a year of peace, healing and resolution! Certainly all of the mesh-injured patients and families deserve no less. 2016 is  beginning with a rush of pelvic mesh trials  in Pennsylvania, in Dallas, and in New Jersey.   Figueroa v. Boston Scientific was to begin in the first [...]

By |2016-01-03T22:40:16-05:00January 3rd, 2016|Welcome|21 Comments

Hello 2015! Mesh Makers are You Listening?

Welcome to Mesh News Desk/ Mesh Medical Device News Desk! As wonderful as the holidays were to enjoy some downtime and relaxation (as relaxed as one can get with a foreign body implanted in one’s pelvic region), it’s time to renew the awareness of pelvic mesh and push the powers that [...]

By |2015-01-01T22:03:33-05:00January 1st, 2015|Welcome|28 Comments

FDA Must Reclassify Synthetic Mesh Now!

October 2, 2014   Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D. Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration Department of Health and Human Services   Jeffrey E. Shuren, M.D., J.D. Director, Center for Devices and Radiologic Health Food and Drug Administration Department of Health and Human Services   Dear Drs. Hamburg and Shuren, We, the [...]

By |2014-10-01T14:00:38-04:00October 1st, 2014|FDA News|9 Comments

June – Watching and Waiting for News of Mesh Settlements, Reclassification

April 24, New Brunswick NJ Tensions are beginning to get strained over the extremely long wait for justice for the mesh- injured. Welcome to Mesh News Desk aka MMDND your source for all news mesh-related. Much is happening at this time but much of it is behind the [...]

By |2014-06-02T16:35:10-04:00June 2nd, 2014|Welcome|51 Comments

Mesh Down Under: Litigation in New Zealand Heats Up

Carmel Berry- Mesh Down Under Mesh Down Under by CARMEL BERRY 5 April 2014 With the plethora of on-line petitions making their way onto social networking pages it seems astonishing that Charlotte Korte and I – two everyday Kiwi women have managed to have our petition accepted by [...]

By |2014-04-07T12:10:08-04:00April 7th, 2014|Op-Ed|1 Comment