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*Latest* Mesigian Prolift Pelvic Mesh Trial – $80 Million to Plaintiff!

Prolift, from Sumsuro, Japan Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 18, 2019 ~ Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  The pelvic mesh trial of  Patricia Mesigian began in early April. On Friday, more than one month later,  a Philadelphia jury awarded her $80.025 million as compensation for her Prolift [...]

By |2019-06-11T15:21:51-04:00May 9th, 2019|News|24 Comments

Women Suffer Depression and Self-Harm from Mesh Implants, Study Finds

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 16, 2019 ~ It may not come as a surprise to the many readers of Mesh News Desk (MND) who have been implanted with a polypropylene surgical mesh to treat incontinence and prolapse, but many women suffer complications and depression as a result. A [...]

By |2019-01-21T16:05:58-04:00January 16th, 2019|News|4 Comments

Mesh and Catastrophic Injuries Moving Forward

Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD Dr. Greg Vigna, MD, JD, is a doctor and a lawyer and has been involved with mesh-related complications since 2013.  His focus is on pudendal and obturator neuralgia and complex regional pain syndrome. These are considered catastrophic injuries related to the placement of [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:57:40-04:00January 7th, 2019|Medical News|3 Comments

Mesh Pain – What Works for You?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 4, 2017 ~ A few readers have called in that they find relief from mesh pain through some unusual options.  Many readers want to avoid opiate use which can lead to addiction and constipation.  Please let us know what works for you?  JACKIE Jackie [...]

By |2017-08-04T17:33:13-04:00August 4th, 2017|Medical News|17 Comments

Pain for Profit Alleges AMS and Reuters

Rep. Bob Goodlatte Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 20, 2017 ~ Women Undergo Pain for Profit?  Those are the allegations of Reuters writer, Alison Frankel who writes a column 'On the Case' for Reuters. Alison Frankel writes On the Case for for Reuters.  On March 13 she [...]

By |2017-03-27T10:23:23-04:00March 20th, 2017|Media Reports|14 Comments

Anti-Inflammatory Diet for Pelvic Pain Management

Mesh News Desk, March 10, 2016 ~  Thanks to Still Standing for her series on the management of pelvic pain following a mesh implant.  Her contribution as someone who has studied and teaches pain management professionally, is very much appreciated. Still Standing cannot be identified because she is involved in [...]

By |2016-10-04T10:21:36-04:00October 1st, 2016|Medical News|35 Comments

Patient Advocates Wanted for Training

If you have worked with others to help with mesh-induced injuries, this workshop may be the next step in your journey.  An Introductory Patient Training Workshop (attached and below) in DC on Oct 14-15 is offered by the National Center for Health Research.  The goal is to help patient advocates understand [...]

By |2016-09-01T20:36:36-04:00September 1st, 2016|Your Turn|5 Comments

How to Avoid and Deal with Pelvic Mesh Litigation

  Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 25, 2016 ~  That is the title of an article in August issue of UroToday by Dr. Matthew Karlovsky. Dr. Karlovsky, a board certified urologist, is with Arizona State Urological Institute in Phoenix in the Division of Female Pelvic Health. He is fellowship [...]

By |2016-07-25T11:05:25-04:00July 25th, 2016|Media Reports|3 Comments

Boston Scientific Bolsters Pelvic Mesh Warning Label

June 28, 2016, Mesh Medical Device News Desk ~ Boston Scientific Updates Warning in Pelvic Mesh Instructions In a move that could be considered too little and too late - Boston Scientific (BSC) is updating the warning on its pelvic mesh products.   The news was announced in a Field [...]

By |2017-04-20T21:55:39-04:00June 28th, 2016|Medical News|20 Comments

Canadian Coverage of Mesh Complications Continues

Chrissy Brajcic June 28, 2016,  Mesh Medical Device News Desk~ Canadian Television news recently did a report on Canadian women living with the aftereffects of painful pelvic mesh. The video features Chrissy Brajcic, 40, of Windsor Ontario who has been hospitalized with repeated infections, nausea, vomit and pain [...]

By |2016-06-28T12:02:45-04:00June 28th, 2016|Media Reports|1 Comment