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Newly Released Pelvic Mesh Pain E-Book: A Valuable Resource for Your Journey

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 16, 2020~  No matter what stage you are in your journey with polypropylene (PP) pelvic and hernia mesh, this free e-book is a valuable resource. Pelvic Mesh Pain, written by Greg Vigna, MD, JD,  Kimberly Langdon MD, with contributors Ben C. Martin Esq. Laura [...]

By |2020-05-21T12:01:31-04:00April 16th, 2020|Your Turn|5 Comments

Reactions to the Death of Hernia Surgeon, Dr. Robert Bendavid

Dr. Robert Bendavid, MD Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 7, 2019~ Reactions are coming in to the sudden death of surgeon, researcher, and tireless patient advocate, Robert Bendavid, M.D. who died in a Toronto area hospital Monday, September 30. Dr. Bendavid had been too ill to present [...]

By |2019-10-17T15:24:01-04:00October 7th, 2019|Hernia Mesh|3 Comments

Newly Diagnosed with Incontinence? What You Should Ask to Avoid a Mesh Repair

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 22, 2019 ~  This is a story that is re-printed occasionally because there are newly diagnosed women with incontinence who are being told that a polypropylene mesh is their only answer to treat incontinence. Doctors are selling patients by easing their concerns, selling them [...]

By |2019-08-21T00:37:17-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Mesh Reading Room Resource|5 Comments

MN Star Tribune: Mesh Devices Wreck Lives

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 3, 2019 ~ The Minneapolis Star Tribune has just reported on the Mesh Mess. Jim Spencer reports that women are told one thing that's not true- that the mesh used today is "new" mesh! It's all polypropylene.    Mesh News Desk helped with this [...]

By |2019-06-03T16:11:14-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Media Reports|2 Comments

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 [...]

By |2018-07-24T22:13:15-04:00July 18th, 2018|Featured|6 Comments

30 Months is Up! POP Mesh is Officially High Risk, Too Late for Many

Prolift for POP repair Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 10, 2018 ~ Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) polypropylene mesh, that has injured so many, has just suffered another blow. After an initial announcement and a 30 month waiting period, finally this month, the FDA has officially reclassified POP [...]

By |2018-10-22T17:32:39-04:00July 10th, 2018|FDA News|12 Comments

Transvaginal and Hernia Mesh Still Used Today – What You Should Ask?

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 5, 2018 ~ Your editor of Mesh News Desk is hearing from newly mesh-implanted women who are being told the same thing. (Talking points carefully crafted by public relations professionals?)  That is - this is a "New Mesh"  not the same mesh you've heard  [...]

By |2018-06-06T14:11:18-04:00June 5th, 2018|Op-Ed|5 Comments

McGinnis v. C.R. Bard – What We Know from Past TVM Trials

Roger Darois, VP Bard Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  March 21, 2018 ~ C.R. Bard, of Murray Hill, New Jersey has been the defendant in a number of transvaginal mesh trials. Here is what  some of the evidence from those past trials has shown.  While MND is not [...]

By |2018-03-26T16:53:51-04:00March 21st, 2018|News|2 Comments

You Think it Might be the Polypropylene?

Bruce Rosenberg, patient advocate Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 20, 2017  ~ Bruce Rosenberg is a patient advocate and hernia-mesh injured man living in Florida.  If you have called Mesh News Desk looking for answers about your hernia mesh and the complications you’re suffering, you will be sent [...]

By |2018-01-07T21:48:08-05:00November 20th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|18 Comments

Scotland Calls for International Summit on Mesh Crisis

Former Health Sec. Alex Neil Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 26, 2017 ~ Scotland was the first country to call on a ban on the use of polypropylene (PP) transvaginal mesh after hundreds of injured women came forward. It was the first to say NO to an official [...]

By |2017-09-26T14:45:26-04:00September 26th, 2017|Featured|13 Comments