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Deb C's Top 10 Things to Know Before Mesh Surgery

Deb C. has created Mesh Me Not, a website for women which is a valuable resource for information both before and after surgery.  Here is her Top 10 List... it was too good NOT to republish. Thank you Deb!  Please visit her site!~ Editor Mesh Me Not here.   What [...]

By |2013-09-09T13:26:34+00:00September 9th, 2013|Your Turn|2 Comments

Surgical Mesh Complications Tear Lives Apart

Linda Felts March 25, 2013~ First Coast News Jacksonville has just aired the latest mesh complication story at its Gannett station. See the story here. "The pain was severe enough that I couldn’t stay still on the bed."  "It just became unbearable.  I went into seclusion from this." [...]

By |2013-03-25T15:02:11+00:00March 25th, 2013|Media Reports|10 Comments

Hope Pagano: Hope for the New Year Despite Lupus Following Transvaginal Mesh

Hope Pagano, Lupus following mesh  December 31, 2012 ~ “I had originally had my surgery scheduled December 2010. I cancelled it because on the internet I saw 1,900 mesh complication complaints"~ Hope Pagano. Hope Pagano, 49, got scared when she saw those reports. The Long Island mortgage broker [...]

By |2012-12-31T18:44:45+00:00December 31st, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|55 Comments

Op-Ed: Where Facts Are Few, Experts Are Many, by Amy Gezon

Where Facts are Few, Experts are Many: The rise of synthetic mesh for the treatment of stress incontinence during an era of bad science.-  Amy Gezon The United States Food and Drug Administration convened in Gaithersburg, Maryland on September 9, 2011 to discuss the future of synthetic mesh [...]

By |2011-10-04T04:19:11+00:00October 4th, 2011|Op-Ed|4 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Amy Gezon Tells FDA Panel Boston Scientific Mesh Sling Devastated Her with Pain

Amy Gezon is a 43-year-old mother of 3 from Salt Lake City, Utah and the wife of an emergency room doctor at the VA medical center. She studied nursing in college, graduated with  a degree in exercise sports science and is currently pursuing a masters degree in mental [...]

By |2011-09-29T17:54:13+00:00September 29th, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|22 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Diane Maassen Tells FDA Panel About Her Nightmare with Pelvic Mesh Sling

SEPTEMBER 16, 2011 - Editors Note: I attended the Food and Drug Administration expert panel convened on September 8 & 9, 2011 to listen to patients and industry as well as surgeons who use pelvic mesh to treat incontinence and pelvic floor weakness in women and hernias in [...]

By |2011-09-16T20:15:14+00:00September 16th, 2011|News, Patient Profiles|8 Comments