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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 Read more

By | 2018-07-18T17:08:10+00:00 July 18th, 2018|Sticky|2 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 Read more

By | 2018-07-07T13:24:00+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Medical News|3 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 Read more

By | 2018-05-21T13:15:32+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Medical News|0 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 Read more

By | 2018-04-15T21:39:56+00:00 April 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 Read more

By | 2018-04-12T02:12:09+00:00 January 14th, 2018|Your Turn|38 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 Read more

By | 2018-04-12T02:15:18+00:00 January 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 Read more

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

Artist Illustrates Children’s Book on Mesh

Artist Michelle Dayna-Hayward, Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 11, 2017~  It certainly is one of the most creative ways to tell the story of transvaginal mesh.   Words written by Sling the Mesh founder, Kath Sansom.  See it here.  See one of the most effective social media tools Read more

By | 2017-12-11T17:36:25+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Media Reports|2 Comments

Pathologist on Mesh Explant Findings

Dr. Vladimir Iakovlev, Pathologist Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 7, 2017 ~ Dr Vladimir Iakovlev is an Associate Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto; Director of Cytopathology, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada. He has examined over 50o specimens of mesh explants, taken from patients experiencing Read more

By | 2018-01-19T21:42:13+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Medical News|16 Comments