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Albright v. Boston Scientific: One Hand Tied Behind Their Back

Readers of Mesh News Desk have seen this before. A law firm spends millions of dollars preparing a case for trial. Expert witnesses are deposed and paid, usually $500 an hour to review documents in preparation for trial. Lawyers travel around the world to take depositions of witnesses, scientists, experts, [...]

By |2014-08-04T23:40:50-04:00August 4th, 2014|Legal News|55 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 [...]

By |2014-02-27T18:11:50-05:00February 27th, 2014|Medical News|0 Comments

Your Turn: Blocking the Pain

Anonymous woman, WikiCommons A woman known to Mesh News Desk (MND) who wishes to remain anonymous because she is involved in litigation has these thoughts on blocking nerve pain. MND does not give out legal or medical recommendations so we rely on others who have had experiences they [...]

By |2013-12-11T20:06:35-05:00December 11th, 2013|Your Turn|5 Comments

Netherlands Newspaper Investigates Mesh Mess

DECEMBER 29,  2011 ~ The Netherlands will begin a patient registry of synthetic gynecological mesh in early 2012 requiring gynecologists to report the growing number of complications emerging from use of the mesh.  The U.S. has yet to establish post-surgery patient tracking to determine the actual number of [...]

By |2011-12-29T00:47:31-05:00December 29th, 2011|Featured|2 Comments

Markets for Newer Vaginal Slings and Pelvic Floor Reconstruction Devices to Show Significant Declines, MarketWatch, Press Release by Millennium Research Group, November 7, 2011

According to a report issued today, November 7,  by Millennium Research Group (MRG), the market for pelvic floor reconstruction vaginal slings is predicted to decline significantly. […]

By |2011-11-07T20:51:30-05:00November 7th, 2011|Media Reports|0 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Jane Dowdall – Life After Prolapse Bladder Surgery with Synthetic Mesh

Jane Dowdall, 55,  is from  Ontario, Canada and tells her own story of bladder prolapse repair and her life today. “In early 2009, I was referred to an Ob-Gyn for a bladder prolapse repair. During my pre-op appointment he explained that he would be using stitches for the [...]

By |2011-10-31T05:55:56-04:00October 31st, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|37 Comments