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Noni Wideman to Consumers Union Concerning Pelvic Mesh

Mesh News Desk, March 14, 2016 ~ Noni Wideman, a survivor of a polypropylene mesh implant, writes the following letter to Consumers Union.   CU and specifically Lisa McGiffert have been involved in the pelvic mesh issue through Safe Patient Project, proposing that medical devices carry a warranty not unlike Read more

By | 2016-03-18T13:57:09+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Your Turn|5 Comments

Defense Calls for Mistrial at Pelvic Mesh Death Trial in Mo.

Is the Prolift mesh still used today in the U.S? If you listen to the defense team representing Ethicon and Johnson & Johnson, one could get the impression Prolift is still used - all of the language is in present tense, they suggest it's been used on 35,000 women in Read more

By | 2015-01-13T20:57:23+00:00 January 13th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Doctor Directory: Dr. Daniel Elliott- Urology Department, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Dr. Daniel Elliott, Mayo Clinic Urology, Rochester MN As part of an ongoing series: Doctor Directory, Mesh News Desk  will bring you interviews with the leading doctors involved with the current transvaginal mesh issue. Most of the doctors interviewed have been chosen because they recognize mesh injuries as Read more

By | 2014-10-27T12:50:20+00:00 October 27th, 2014|Medical News, News|13 Comments

Huskey v. Ethicon Begins Friday

Dogs from JH Facebook page Jo Huskey (JH), 54, was implanted with a TVT-O, a vaginal sling made of Prolene mesh, on February 23, 2011. She experienced mesh erosion and dyspareunia (painful sex). As a result of her pelvic mesh complications, she had a revision surgery November 18, Read more

By | 2014-08-19T17:10:04+00:00 August 19th, 2014|Legal News|2 Comments