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Australian Class Action Decision v. Ethicon Thursday

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 6, 2019 ~ It's been 21 months since a class action trial concluded in Australia against Ethicon, the maker of the most number of polypropylene plastic mesh implants used in women in that country.  In two weeks the Australian judge will issue her decision.  [...]

By |2019-11-19T22:41:32-05:00November 6th, 2019|Sticky|0 Comments

MN Star Tribune: Mesh Devices Wreck Lives

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 3, 2019 ~ The Minneapolis Star Tribune has just reported on the Mesh Mess. Jim Spencer reports that women are told one thing that's not true- that the mesh used today is "new" mesh! It's all polypropylene.    Mesh News Desk helped with this [...]

By |2019-06-03T16:11:14-05:00June 3rd, 2019|Media Reports|2 Comments

Alert: Polypropylene Male Sling Showing Problems

AMS Advance Sling System Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 18, 2018 ~ Besides transvaginal and hernia mesh, a number of other implantable medical devices for the pelvic region are also showing similar complication rates, including the implantable male sling.   Polypropylene.  It is the cheap commercial plastic polymer [...]

By |2018-07-24T22:13:15-05:00July 18th, 2018|Featured|6 Comments

AUGS Breaks with the Father of Gynecology

The Guardian, April 21, 2018 MESH MEDICAL DEVICE NEWS DESK, July 4, 2018 ~ Twelve years after a portrait was removed from the University of Alabama of a controversial figure in modern gynecology, the medical society has decided to part ways with Dr. J. Marion Sims.  AUGS.  The [...]

By |2018-07-07T13:24:00-05:00July 4th, 2018|Medical News|5 Comments

Luke’s Journey with Inguinal Hernia- Gut Resolution

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 21, 2018 ~ Luke’s problem started with an abdominal crunch in a college gym.  He felt a twinge in his groin.  It was later diagnosed as an inguinal hernia. An inguinal hernia bulge is a protrusion of the colon through a weakened section of [...]

By |2018-05-21T13:15:32-05:00May 21st, 2018|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Medical News|5 Comments

NYT on Profiteers Who Lure Women into Unnecessary Mesh Surgery

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 15, 2018~  The New York Times published a front page story April 15th about the people who allegedly prey on unsuspecting women with transvaginal mesh, allegedly to have additional surgeries to increase the value of their settlement.  Mesh News Desk has found this to [...]

By |2018-04-15T21:39:56-05:00April 15th, 2018|Media Reports|3 Comments

Your Turn: Dental Issues and Mesh Complications

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 14, 2018 ~ So many people who have had polypropylene mesh implanted complain of dental issues - missing teeth, cracked teeth, gums receding.  While dental issues do arise as we age, there seems to be an unusual number of dental health issues noted among [...]

By |2018-04-12T02:12:09-05:00January 14th, 2018|Your Turn|50 Comments

Noni Wideman’s e-Petition To Rid Canada of Mesh

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 10, 2018 ~ She has been a very active member of the Canadian group of anti-mesh campaigners since 2011, now Noni Wideman is bringing demands directly to the Canadian government. Image: Noni Wideman on CTV, Jan 2018 On Monday, January 8, CTV reporter Avis [...]

By |2018-04-12T02:15:18-05:00January 10th, 2018|Media Reports|3 Comments

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 |2018-01-07T22:35:58-05:00January 7th, 2018|Op-Ed, Uncategorized|2 Comments