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Atrium Medical C-Qur Hernia Mesh Lawsuits Moving Forward

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 10, 2016 ~ This article is Sponsored Content written by Brett Vaughn, RN, BSN, and JD of the Hollis Law firm, of Overland Park, Kansas, about Atrium Medical Hernia Mesh and specifically its C-Qur hernia mesh.   As many of you readers know, unlike transvaginal Read more

By | 2016-07-10T21:03:49+00:00 July 10th, 2016|Legal News|17 Comments

When Marlex Mesh Erosion Appears as Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Marlex Mesh Erosion, J of the American Board of Family Medicine July 20, 2012 ~ In this published report in the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine,  Jan-Feb 2012, doctors from Dewitt Amy Hospital, Fort Belvoir, VA, determined irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be caused by Read more

By | 2012-07-20T18:17:16+00:00 July 20th, 2012|Medical News|3 Comments

Coming Up: FDA Expert Panel Weighs in on Metal Hips

Next Wednesday, June 27 and Thursday, June 28, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will convene one of its expert panels - this one on patient complications after a metal-on-metal hip implant. It is a gathering called by the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Read more

By | 2012-06-20T00:12:08+00:00 June 20th, 2012|FDA News|1 Comment

Litigation: Vaginal Mesh Status Conference May 2012

May 27, 2012 ~ The Honorable Judge Joseph R. Goodwin is overseeing all four vaginal mesh MDLs (multidistrict litigation) in his U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia. A status conference was held Thursday, May 24, 2012, in the U.S. Courthouse in Charleston, West Virginia Read more

By | 2012-05-27T23:05:33+00:00 May 27th, 2012|Legal News|0 Comments

New England Journal of Medicine – Medical Devices – Balancing Regulation and Innovation

January 19, 2012 ~ In a letter to the Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), (here) January 19, 2012, Neil Feder, M.D. of the Project on Government Oversight writes about the 510(k) process that allows untested medical devices onto the market without premarket approval. Read Read more

By | 2012-01-19T22:30:58+00:00 January 19th, 2012|Medical News|1 Comment

Covidien Recalls Surgical Staples After 3 Deaths

January 16, 2012 ~ Medscape Medical News (here) reports that medical device maker Covidien is voluntarily recalling surgical staples used in endoscopic thoracic surgery after three deaths were linked to the device. In addition to the three deaths, there were 13 serious injuries associated with the Duet TRS Read more

By | 2012-01-18T15:16:01+00:00 January 18th, 2012|Media Reports|4 Comments
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