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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

Opioids for Pelvic Pain – What Are the Alternatives?

Opioids, FDA Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Douglas Scott got an ultimatum from his wife - wean yourself off opioid medication, he began to treat pain after two car accidents, or expect changes at home. Today Mr. Scott is narcotics free. Instead he entered [...]

By |2016-06-23T07:14:36-04:00June 23rd, 2016|Medical News|47 Comments

What Will Opioid Users Treating Mesh Pain Do If CARA Becomes Law?

Jade R graphic Update on Opioid Prescription Legislation which will affect users experiencing mesh pain!  Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 31, 2016, by Still Standing ~ I have periodically tried to update you on what is being done in Congress to  impact how opioid and opioid-type prescriptions [...]

By |2016-05-31T11:53:34-04:00May 31st, 2016|Medical News|39 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 |2016-06-06T19:48:30-04:00May 10th, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|40 Comments

Still Standing on Medical Management of Mesh Complications

MND, Feb 22, 2016~ Many of you know her as Still Standing.  Still writes frequently in the comment section of www.meshnewsdesk.com.  She prefers to remain anonymous because she is represented and is involved in mesh litigation. Still Standing was implanted with pelvic mesh years ago and has undergone eight major [...]

By |2016-02-22T00:09:35-05:00February 22nd, 2016|Medical News|27 Comments

Carlino v. Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Trial Gets Started in Philadelphia

TVT graphic www.kup.at Mesh News Desk, January 26, 2016 ~ The plaintiffs are Sharon and Charles Carlino of New Jersey and they are finally having their day in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania court over her transvaginal mesh implant made by Johnson & Johnson.  The case is A.  Carlino v. [...]

By |2016-07-19T12:41:25-04:00January 26th, 2016|News|18 Comments

CDC Ending Comments on Opioid Use for Chronic Pain

Mesh News Desk, January 12, 2016 ~ Several months ago the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) proposed guidelines for opioid prescribing for those suffering  from chronic pain and mesh pain.  Since then there have been 1,800 comments registered. Wednesday, January 13th, the CDC closes the comment period. With [...]

By |2016-01-12T15:44:41-05:00January 12th, 2016|News|28 Comments

Mesh-Injured Woman Facing Homelessness

She is a reader of Mesh News Desk.  She belongs to several Facebook groups started by mesh- injured women. “Suzy” must remain anonymous because she is represented by legal counsel. Suzy is losing her home.  Many women and men, disabled by their polypropylene pelvic and hernia mesh devices, have also [...]

By |2015-09-29T15:52:50-04:00September 29th, 2015|Your Turn|37 Comments

Trial Day 5 – Doctor Would Not Use Prosima Pelvic Mesh Again

THANKS TO COURTROOM VIEW NETWORK FOR PROVIDING A LIVE FEED TO Carol Cavness v. Kowalczyk et al., case # DC-14-04220, in its fifth day in a Dallas courtroom. MND, September 25, 2015 ~ Carol Cavness sued Ethicon in 2014 after having a Prosima polypropylene mesh device implanted transvaginally two years earlier to [...]

By |2015-09-26T02:22:10-04:00September 26th, 2015|News|27 Comments

Dr. Walker Answers Your Questions About Pelvic Mesh Injury

Dr. Christopher Walker, Urogynecologist, Orlando, FL Mesh News Desk, August 19, 2015~  MND editor, Jane Akre asked many of you on our Facebook page to pose questions to Dr. Christopher Walker, a urogynecologist located in Orlando,  Florida.   He is one of the new doctors around the country [...]

By |2015-08-19T16:29:15-04:00August 19th, 2015|Medical News|29 Comments