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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 Read more

By | 2018-06-18T15:46:47+00:00 June 12th, 2018|News|3 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 Read more

By | 2017-08-04T17:10:39+00:00 August 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 Read more

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

What’s Added to Plastic Mesh?

Krishna Engineering, EtO Sterilizer Mesh Medical Device News Desk, March 7, 2017~ By now readers  may understand that most mesh, whether for hernia repair or to treat prolapse and/or incontinence, is made of the plastic polypropylene (PP).   But you may not know about the additional chemicals that Read more

By | 2018-06-07T17:50:31+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Mesh Reading Room Resource|19 Comments

Urogyn Society Closes Door on Mesh-Injured Women

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2016 ~ After turning away two mesh-injured women who were enthusiastic about participating in an upcoming Prolapse Consensus Conference, the society then expels your editor from membership of AUGS. Janet Holt, a mesh-injured plaintiff, learned about the upcoming Prolapse Consensus Conference to be Read more

By | 2016-11-08T11:03:31+00:00 November 7th, 2016|Op-Ed|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 Read more

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

Pelvic Mesh Implant Procedures Halted in Scotland

Scottish Health Sec. Alex Neil Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 23, 2016 ~ Journalist Marion Scott continues her headline-making reporting on pelvic mesh implant procedures for Scotland’s Daily Record. On Tuesday, Health Secretary Alex Neil suspended surgeries using pelvic mesh (transvaginal mesh)  for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) Read more

By | 2016-06-28T21:38:32+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|News|29 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) Read more

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

Better Understanding the Female Body with Dr. Una Lee Offers Help to Pelvic Prolapse Patients

New Day segment King-TV, Seattle July 22, 2015  MND, August 25, 2015 ~ King 5-TV in Seattle did a health segment in July on pelvic floor problems including prolapse and incontinence.  Featured was Dr. Una Lee of Virginia Mason Hospital, a urologist who trained under Dr. Shlomo Raz Read more

By | 2015-08-25T16:18:49+00:00 August 25th, 2015|Media Reports|22 Comments

Imaging Device: Translabial Ultrasound "Sees" Mesh

Dr. Shlomo Raz, UCLA Urology “I have removed more than 900 mesh for complications in the last 5-6 years. Translabial ultrasound is an important adjuvant to the diagnosis and treatment of this patients.” Those are the words of the leading mesh removal surgeon in the world, Dr. Shlomo Raz, Read more

By | 2016-03-21T07:53:50+00:00 July 8th, 2014|Medical News|79 Comments