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MND Interviews Dr. Veronikis: On Transvaginal Mesh, Injuries and Explants

Dr. D. Veronikis The name of Dr. Dionysios Veronikis St. Louis is one that is increasingly heard among mesh-injured women.  Dr. Veronikis tells Mesh News Desk (MND) he now spends half of his time doing mesh removal surgeries, also known as explants, and although he still uses synthetic Read more

By | 2013-12-19T12:48:38+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Medical News|70 Comments

When Family Members Suffer – Watching a Loved One Hurt by Transvaginal Mesh

Aaron Leigh Horton Your Call to be a Mesh Warrior July 21, 2013,   by Aaron Leigh Horton,   themeshwarrior@gmail.com For many of us, family members of those implanted with transvaginal mesh, life is now largely about watching someone we love writhe in unendurable pain for days on end, staying Read more

By | 2013-07-25T15:05:21+00:00 July 25th, 2013|News, Patient Profiles|67 Comments

Hope Pagano: Hope for the New Year Despite Lupus Following Transvaginal Mesh

Hope Pagano, Lupus following mesh  December 31, 2012 ~ “I had originally had my surgery scheduled December 2010. I cancelled it because on the internet I saw 1,900 mesh complication complaints"~ Hope Pagano. Hope Pagano, 49, got scared when she saw those reports. The Long Island mortgage broker Read more

By | 2012-12-31T18:44:45+00:00 December 31st, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|55 Comments

Polypropylene Plastic and Medical Devices

'The Graduate' poster, 1967 September 27, 2012 ~ “Plastics"  said the man to a young Dustin Hoffman in the 1967 film, “The Graduate.” Mr. McGuire: I just want to say one word to you – just one word. Ben: Yes sir. Mr. McGuire: Are you listening? Ben: Yes Read more

By | 2012-09-27T16:36:35+00:00 September 27th, 2012|Media Reports|0 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Diane Maassen Tells FDA Panel About Her Nightmare with Pelvic Mesh Sling

SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 - Editors Note: I attended the Food and Drug Administration expert panel convened on September 8 & 9, 2011 to listen to patients and industry as well as surgeons who use pelvic mesh to treat incontinence and pelvic floor weakness in women and hernias in Read more

By | 2011-09-16T20:15:14+00:00 September 16th, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|8 Comments
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