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Prolift Trial Moves into Closing Arguments

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 30, 2019 - Emmet Closing Arguments The trial of Suzanne Emmet moves into closing arguments today in a Philadelphia courtroom after a lengthy trial that began before the holidays. *Please note, Emmet is spelled both ways in filed documents, with one "t" or two. [...]

By |2019-02-03T21:11:31-04:00January 30th, 2019|News|1 Comment

Australia Pulls Ethicon TVT Mesh Devices from the Market

TVT graphic www.kup.at Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 23, 2018 ~ Last November the Australian government announced that the larger pelvic meshes to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) would be taken off the market because the risks outweighed the benefits. Now in another setback to mesh makers, [...]

By |2018-01-30T16:18:24-04:00January 23rd, 2018|News|4 Comments

UK To Place Further Restrictions on POP Pelvic Mesh

Prolapse by CR Bard Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 13, 2017 ~ While Australia says it will consider all vaginally- placed mesh and surgical mesh as “high risk," news from the UK says pelvic organ prolapse (POP) mesh may be made obsolete. In the United Kingdom (UK, Northern [...]

By |2017-11-16T21:05:13-04:00November 13th, 2017|News|6 Comments

Broadly Covers Transvaginal POP Mesh Issue with MND Input

From VICE Mesh News Desk, January 7, 2015 ~ Your editor, Jane Akre was interviewed for this January 5th story in "Broadly" a unit of the HBO show VICE. Read the story here.   Reporter Gabby Bess was seeking a comment on the new Food and Drug Administration [...]

By |2016-01-07T17:30:24-04:00January 7th, 2016|Media Reports|4 Comments

FDA Rules To Reclassify POP Vaginal Mesh as High Risk!

Uphold, Boston Scientific, still on the market January 4, 2016 ~ An expert panel convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided in September 2011 that mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) should be reclassified as high risk from its moderate risk (Class II) [...]

By |2018-07-10T14:45:41-04:00January 4th, 2016|News|42 Comments

Survey: Transvaginal Mesh Advertising Frightens Patients

Michelle Koski, MD May 28, 2013 ~ Medscape Medical News reports that all of those ads you see on television warning about the complications from transvaginal mesh are worrying women and raising a red flag about whether it is a viable option, but not scaring them away.  Story [...]

By |2013-05-28T14:29:04-04:00May 28th, 2013|Media Reports|22 Comments