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AUGS Letter Revealed, Keep Slings Alive

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 21, 2019~In an effort to keep alive the mid-urethral sling (MUS) as an option for women experiencing incontinence, a medical society has written a letter to oppose the upcoming trial of Washington State v. Ethicon.   Mesh News Desk now has the letter.    Subscribers [...]

By |2019-01-30T12:54:44-04:00January 21st, 2019|News|17 Comments

Martinez v Boston Scientific Plaintiff Opens

Jim Waldenberger, Kline Specter Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 12, 2018 ~ During the opening arguments, an attorney for Ms. Martinez says the company knew its products would cause the pain suffered by Ms. Martinez. Jim Waldenberger of Kline Specter, one of two attorneys representing Ana and [...]

By |2018-06-18T15:46:47-04:00June 12th, 2018|News|3 Comments

All Mesh “High Risk” in Australia

Uphold, Taranakiobgyn, NZ website Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 30, 2017 ~ In a quiet but striking move, Australia's drug and medical device regulator has strengthened the classification of pelvic mesh, increasing the likelihood it will not be used, especially as a first-line treatment. If you were [...]

By |2017-11-02T13:59:36-04:00October 30th, 2017|Featured|26 Comments

The Links Between Surgical Mesh Complications and the Development of Autoimmune Diseases

Nonie Wideman, Contributor Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 21, 2017 ~  Canadian, Nonie Wideman, is a survivor of medical complications from synthetic medical mesh.  She has spent over 15 years advocating for children and families, over twelve of them as a specialized care provider teaching coping and [...]

By |2017-08-04T17:10:39-04:00August 4th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|70 Comments

Important Links, Resources, Support Mesh Related

THE READING ROOM This is a great place to get started if you are new to the issues and experiencing complications which you can't explain following mesh implantation surgery. Mesh Medical Device News Desk (MND) https://www.meshmedicaldevicenewsdesk.com   SUPPORT GROUPS Mesh Medical Device News Desk Facebook Group http://www.facebook.com/groups/142368339207055/   MDND Facebook [...]

By |2017-08-10T15:24:27-04:00August 3rd, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|2 Comments

Study Confirms The More Transvaginal Pelvic Mesh The More Mess

Disintegrating J&J mesh, Sling the Mesh campaign Mesh Medical Device News Desk, December 12, 2016 ~ A study published in JAMA Surgery confirms the  common adage among the mesh aware community, the more transvaginal  pelvic mesh present in a body, the more likely there will be complications. The [...]

By |2016-12-12T12:57:10-04:00December 12th, 2016|Medical News|25 Comments

AUGS Prolapse Consensus Conference Announced with Patient Advocates

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 16, 2016 ~ AUGS Prolapse Consensus Conference Announced. Patient Advocates work with industry for change. The AUGS 2016 Prolapse Consensus Conference will be held November 10-11, 2016 in Baltimore, MD to “bring together thought leaders representing private and public stakeholders who are actively engaged [...]

By |2016-10-16T19:05:29-04:00October 16th, 2016|Medical News|21 Comments

SUBROGATION & MESH– What it means and why you must understand it

Big Insurance, from Knowledge Safari By Aaron Leigh Horton Mesh News Desk, October 4, 2016 ~ This story first appeared in October 2016 but deserves to be revived as many are currently in the process of receiving settlement in their mesh injury case. Thank you Aaron! According Dr. [...]

By |2016-10-04T08:38:46-04:00October 4th, 2016|Featured|52 Comments

What Exactly is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Rectocele, a form of POP, Image from FDA Mesh News Desk, August 17, 2016 ~ You've heard the term "pelvic organ prolapse" and may have seen the shortcut POP.  But what does it mean and how likely are to be be affected by this condition? What is Pelvic [...]

By |2016-08-17T13:12:58-04:00August 17th, 2016|Mesh Reading Room Resource|4 Comments

Doctor Sunshine – What You May Want to Know About Your Doctor’s Conflicts of Interest

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 4, 2016 ~ Questions have been raised by readers - Is my doctor receiving funds from the industry that makes the medical devices or drugs they are using?  Is your doctor in a relationship with a device company as a preceptor, teacher, and consultant? [...]

By |2018-06-05T13:22:32-04:00August 14th, 2016|Medical News|9 Comments