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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 Read more

By | 2016-06-23T07:14:36+00:00 June 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 Read more

By | 2016-05-31T11:53:34+00:00 May 31st, 2016|Medical News|39 Comments

Study: Symptom Resolution After Complications from Transvaginal Mesh

Prolene Mesh This research published in January is available for purchase for $59 from the publication.  Note the numbers of complications for mesh exposure, pain and dyspareunia.   Symptom Resolution After Operative Management of Complications From Transvaginal Mesh Crosby, Erin C. MD; Abernethy, Melinda MD, MPH; Berger, Mitchell Read more

By | 2014-02-27T18:11:50+00:00 February 27th, 2014|Medical News|0 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh: Stories of Anger

March 18, 2013, by Jane Akre ~ Recently a doctor commented about mesh-injured women by saying “These are angry women.” I was taken aback. You trust your doctor. The doctor sells you on a minimally invasive procedure that will “fix you right up.”  Some women were told nothing - no Read more

By | 2013-03-18T22:17:31+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Your Turn|71 Comments

Hernia Mesh Complications – Is the FDA Watching? Part I

Removed hernia mesh plug, Dr. Kevin Peterson November 28, 2012 ~ The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been updating pages on mesh used for hernia repair. Unlike transvaginal mesh, also made of plastic polypropylene, there is no Health Notification or Safety Warning on hernia mesh. That Read more

By | 2012-11-28T21:20:02+00:00 November 28th, 2012|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Medical News|100 Comments

Doctor: Plaintiff Lawyers in 'Attack Mode' Over Mesh Complications

Sept 25, 2012 ~ A recent news release from an ObGyn in Minneapolis shows that at least he is on the offensive when it comes to mesh injuries. The doctor doesn’t let the facts get in the way. For some reason the doctor, an Ob/Gyn at Oakdale Obstetrics & Gynecology Read more

By | 2012-09-25T16:21:44+00:00 September 25th, 2012|Legal News|6 Comments

Hernia Mesh Injured Patient Jim Shull Testifies on FDA's Lax Oversite of Medical Devices

Jim Shull February 15, 2012 ~ Testimony of James Shull U.S House Committee on Energy and Commerce/Subcommittee on Health My name is Jim Shull and I am from Browns Mills, New Jersey. I would like to thank you for allowing me the opportunity to speak here today. My Read more

By | 2012-02-16T23:48:34+00:00 February 16th, 2012|Hernia Mesh Injuries, Op-Ed|18 Comments