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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 [...]

By |2018-11-01T13:47:49+00:00October 22nd, 2018|News|30 Comments

Mesh News Desk – First Webinar Report

THE FIRST WEBINAR- June 8, 2018 – Many questions came into the first webinar conducted by Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND) and Monheit Marketing this past Wednesday.  (Monheit advertises and markets MND). Questions concerned the multidistrict litigation (MDL) and the bellwether pelvic mesh trials that were supposed to set values [...]

By |2018-07-08T16:07:09+00:00June 8th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment

Mesh Past and Present

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 7, 2018 ~ So the MDL (multidistrict litigation) was established by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation in Miami January 2012.   Today there are more than 104,000 defective product, also known as product liability cases filed in the MDL [...]

By |2018-01-07T22:35:58+00:00January 7th, 2018|Op-Ed, Uncategorized|2 Comments

Jack Wilkerson Seeks Hernia Surgery in Seoul, S. Korea

Jack Wilkerson, hernia mesh patient Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 5, 2017~ MND loves to hear true tales of healing from readers. Thank you. Jack Wilkerson writes:  I noticed from your website the you are seeking reports relating hernia mesh or no mesh surgery. I had “No [...]

By |2018-06-11T13:26:13+00:00July 5th, 2017|Your Turn|3 Comments

Trump’s FDA Pick Grilled on Priorities, Conflicts

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 6, 2017 ~ President Trumps selection of Scott Gottlieb reveals a health industry insider full of potential conflicts.  Dr. Scott Gottlieb was grilled during a confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday and said his first priorities will include the opioid crisis. Gottlieb is a [...]

By |2017-04-06T09:30:26+00:00April 6th, 2017|FDA News|6 Comments

Your Turn – Traumatic Evil, Pocket Change of Tyrants

Pain by Jade R Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 20, 2017 ~ The following essay was written by a mesh-injured woman. She is looking forward to an upcoming trip where she will sit on a beach and contemplate her present and her future. These words represent her [...]

By |2017-03-21T13:41:15+00:00March 20th, 2017|Op-Ed|25 Comments

FDA: Lapdog Enforcement on Reporting Adverse Events

Lapdog, Portrait of Woman in Red, Agnolo Bronzino, 1532, Tuscan School, WikiCommons Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 7, 2017 ~ In mild mannered newly-issued language, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommends that medical device manufacturers report adverse events to the agency, but it's not legally [...]

By |2017-03-07T10:44:31+00:00March 7th, 2017|FDA News|7 Comments

Teresa Stevens Speaks Out About How She Got Involved in Boston Scientific Lawsuit Over Counterfeit Transvaginal Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 6, 2016 ~  On October 27, 2014, Teresa Stevens was preparing for a scheduled hysterectomy when, at the suggestion of her doctor, she agreed to have a Boston Scientific Obtryx Halo vaginal mesh implanted into her body, like thousands of American women do each [...]

By |2016-06-21T14:39:09+00:00June 7th, 2016|Your Turn|8 Comments

When Husbands Hurt from Pelvic Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 9, 2016 ~ The following article was penned by the article of a mesh-injured woman who lives in Canada.  Many men feel debilitated alongside their wife as they watch them struggle with daily living. Thank you for all you do.  Some men decide to [...]

By |2016-06-06T19:48:30+00:00May 10th, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|40 Comments