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Conflicts of Interest in FDA Expert Panels

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 6, 2018 ~ Expert Panels often decide to approve drugs and devices, but how objective are the panelists and do conflicts make a difference?  A report in Science Magazine (here) has peeled back to revelations of the conflict of interests that exist among experts who advise Read more

By | 2018-11-07T10:53:19+00:00 November 6th, 2018|FDA News|3 Comments

Washington State Sets Trial Date to Hold J&J Liable for Mesh Injuries

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 1, 2018~  The Attorney General of Washington State is moving ahead with holding Johnson & Johnson liable for deceptively marketing pelvic mesh in its state. Washington State AG Office Asks To Hold J&J Liable, Sets Trial Date In 2016, Washington State’s Attorney General sued Read more

By | 2018-11-08T20:33:46+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Sticky|37 Comments

AUGS Stands by its use of Polypropylene Mesh Implants

Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND), October 22, 2018 ~ AUGS, the American Urogynecologic Society concluded its annual members meeting this month.  Women injured by polypropylene (PP) mesh implants, which the society promotes, met with some leadership of AUGS.  See MND story here.  Still AUGS stands by its promotion of Read more

By | 2018-11-01T13:47:49+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|News|29 Comments

Mesh Injured Speak Their Truth to Urogynecologists

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 15, 2018 ~ They traveled from across the country. Mesh injured women spoke directly to urogynecologists at their annual meeting.  (2 Min. Read)  Image: Marilyn Mansour, Dawn Rasmus-Brown in Chicago They came from as far away as Portland, Oregon and Tyler, Texas. The Chicago Read more

By | 2018-10-22T12:49:25+00:00 October 15th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Mary Dickson Reports on her Depo with J&J

Mary Dickson after depo Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 3, 2018 ~ Mary Dickson claims her mother died from the complications of her two Johnson & Johnson mesh implants. She is taking her case forward Pro Se, without an attorney after she parted ways with two firms. Read more

By | 2018-10-11T21:46:16+00:00 October 3rd, 2018|News|7 Comments

*Op-Ed* NYT Transvaginal Mesh Coverage Misses the Big Picture

Mesh News Desk, September 26, 2018 ~  Glad to see that another media outlet shares out feeling about mainstream media coverage.  The New York Times has done two stories about transvaginal mesh, unfortunately they focused on the greedy lawyers and doctors who are preying on hapless women encouraging unnecessary surgeries. Read more

By | 2018-09-30T15:46:35+00:00 September 26th, 2018|Media Reports|10 Comments

McFarland Pelvic Mesh Philadelphia Case Still with the Jury

Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Mesh Medical Device News Desk, **UPDATE September 24, 2018 ~  Lawyers for Susan McFarland rested their product liability case Monday, September 10th and the next day, Tracie Palmer (Kline Specter) delivered closing arguments. TVT and TVT-O, surology.com The jurors spent Wednesday, Read more

By | 2018-09-25T14:47:01+00:00 September 20th, 2018|News|6 Comments

Breaking the Silence: Nancy Gretzinger, Author, Educator, Patient Advocate, Mesh Victim

Dr. Nancy Gretzinger and Christian Twiss, MD Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  Nancy Gretzinger, Author, Educator, Patient Advocate, mesh victim is Breaking the Silence Like many women, Nancy Gretzinger experienced mild incontinence. Since she was having a pool installed in her Phoenix backyard, she thought it might be a Read more

By | 2018-09-20T16:56:16+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Featured|3 Comments

Lawsuit Funders Investigated by NY State, Florida

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 11, 2018 ~ The topic of seeking funding for your mesh removal surgery is certainly a controversial one. While some believe all funders are bad, in some cases, they have provided the resources for a much-needed surgery when there are no other options. On Read more

By | 2018-09-12T11:58:42+00:00 September 12th, 2018|Featured|11 Comments

McFarland Pelvic Mesh Case, Plaintiff Wraps

TVT-O from beckenbodenzentrummuenster.de Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 10, 2018 ~ The McFarland pelvic mesh trial is the seventh product liability case brought against Johnson & Johnson (Ethicon) in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, over its allegedly defective pelvic meshes.  It should wrap up next week. Read more

By | 2018-09-14T16:35:08+00:00 September 10th, 2018|News|19 Comments