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Dr. Bendavid Answers Hernia Questions

Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Hospital, Toronto Mesh Medical Device News Desk, September 2017 ~  Dr. Robert Bendavid is a leading hernia surgeon with Shouldice Clinic in Toronto, Canada. He also believes in non-mesh repairs for hernia whenever possible and Shouldice does not use mesh in its hernia repairs. Read more

By | 2017-09-10T22:09:18+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Your Turn|37 Comments

Ralph Nader Radio Hour on the Travesty of Mesh Complications

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, June 10, 2017 ~ Consumer advocate Ralph Nader interviews Dr. Robert Bendavid on hernia mesh and Jane Akre, editor of Mesh News Desk on the ubiquitous nature and complications of polypropylene meshes. He is known to most Americans as a consumer crusader who is responsible Read more

By | 2017-06-11T21:45:43+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Media Reports|10 Comments

Hernia Mesh: The Debate and the History

Dr. Robert Bendavid, Shouldice Clinic, Toronto In this excellent article by General Surgery News (here)  the history of hernia mesh as well as the present day debate is laid out despite the fact that it is linked to chronic pain, mesh erosion into adjacent tissues or organs, infection Read more

By | 2014-10-28T13:37:03+00:00 October 28th, 2014|Medical News|2 Comments