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Morcellator Activist, Victim Amy Reed Dies at 44

Mesh  Medical Device News Desk, May 25, 2017 ~ Drs. Amy Reed and Hooman Noorchashm put a public face on the failures of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and how it regulates medical devices.  Amy Reed, the Philadelphia physician who put a public, tragic face on the outcome of [...]

By |2017-05-26T06:05:10-04:00May 25th, 2017|Featured|6 Comments

Secret CVs May Mask Conflicts with Mesh Drug and Device Industry

FDA panel September 2011 Mesh Medical Device News Desk, May 6, 2016 ~ Conflicts amid experts and secret CVs is the focus of a Public Citizen lawsuit filed against the Food and Drug Administration over its "unlawful" redacting of panel experts CVs.   On September 8 and 9th [...]

By |2016-05-07T10:56:39-04:00May 5th, 2016|FDA News|14 Comments

FDA Says No Guarantees New Tissue Containment System Will Lessen Cancer Risks from Power Morcellation

Power morcellator, Contemporary ObGyn Mesh News Desk, April 7, 2016 ~ Even amid an intense debate about the validity of using a power morcellator and its potential to spread previously undiagnosed cancers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today okayed the marketing of the first tissue containment system to [...]

By |2016-04-07T15:22:23-04:00April 7th, 2016|FDA News|5 Comments

Transvaginal Mesh- Emerging or Resolving?

Mesh News Desk, October 14, 2015 ~ As trial lawyers gather in Las Vegas for the twice-yearly Mass Torts Made Perfect, hosted by Levin Papantonio Law, one cannot help but notice the agenda for the last day - areas ahead for future litigation or areas that are waning. As you [...]

By |2015-10-14T11:17:33-04:00October 14th, 2015|Media Reports|33 Comments

Drugwatch: How the FDA Has Let Women Down

Drugwatch, a publication of the Petersen law firm, goes above and beyond in this article 'How the FDA has Let Down Women." The agency has dropped the ball on women's health issues from the power morcellator to the Essure birth control device, surgical pelvic mesh and on and on.  Reporter, [...]

By |2015-09-29T13:26:37-04:00September 29th, 2015|FDA News|2 Comments

POWER MORCELLATION and the Risk of Uterine Sarcoma Dissemination

By Dan Bolton, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP An estimated 50,000 women a year in the United States undergo a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) or myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroids) with the use of a medical device known as a power morcellator. Power morcellators typically use a rapidly rotating [...]

By |2014-08-15T15:12:01-04:00August 15th, 2014|Featured, Morcellator Injuries|4 Comments