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Consumer Reports: Dangerous Medical Devices

April 1, 2012 ~ The May issue of Consumer Reports (here)  features an investigation into synthetic mesh and artificial hips - medical devices that escape rigorous testing to assure safety. Tens of millions of Americans are living with medical devices and whether a defibrillator, artificial hip or surgical Read more

By | 2012-04-02T14:27:15+00:00 April 2nd, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

Sick of Suffering in Silence

MARCH 19, 2012 ~ By Jane Akre    A story before I tell this story.  I was commissioned to write a 2,100 word piece for the Chicago-based magazine "In These Times."  I had pitched the long-time editor and he said they were very interested. Great I thought. The money wasn't much Read more

By | 2012-03-19T23:22:45+00:00 March 19th, 2012|Featured|17 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Denise Jacobs on Surgical Mesh "an unreasonable and substantial risk of illness or injury"

By DENISE JACOBS, CRNA, ARNP   SEPTEMBER 9, 2011 Dear Dr. Shuren, Dr Lerner, CDRH members, and Obstetrics and Gynecology Medical Devices Panel, Thank you for inviting us here today so that we can voice our opinions and experiences about transvaginal mesh (TVM) used in pelvic organ prolapsed Read more

By | 2011-10-04T03:38:08+00:00 October 4th, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|179 Comments

Pelvic Surgeon Dr. M. Tom Margolis on 'Getting the Mesh Out'

  As a Pelvic Surgeon/Urogynecologist, Dr. Margolis helps women suffering from incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and a variety of surgical problems involving the female pelvis. He has done mesh removal surgery from his office, Bay Area Pelvic Surgery, in the San Francisco Bay area. Read more

By | 2011-08-26T19:08:39+00:00 August 26th, 2011|Featured, Medical News|138 Comments