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Drs Raz and Ackerman: Risks and Benefits Lacking for Slings

Dr. Shlomo Raz, UCLA Urology Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2017 ~ This well thought out opinion piece is voiced by two leaders who are well acquainted with the devastating injuries resulting from women implanted with mesh, "slings" and transvaginal mesh, used to treat incontinence and Read more

By | 2017-11-07T16:31:30+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Medical News|19 Comments

MND Interviews Dr. Veronikis: On Transvaginal Mesh, Injuries and Explants

Dr. D. Veronikis The name of Dr. Dionysios Veronikis St. Louis is one that is increasingly heard among mesh-injured women.  Dr. Veronikis tells Mesh News Desk (MND) he now spends half of his time doing mesh removal surgeries, also known as explants, and although he still uses synthetic Read more

By | 2013-12-19T12:48:38+00:00 December 19th, 2013|Medical News|71 Comments

Dr. Twiss Part II: On the Basics of Medicine and Biocompatible Materials for Transvaginal Mesh

Dr. C. Twiss, Urologist, U of Az. Christian Twiss, MD  is a surgeon at the University of Arizona’s Department of Surgery, division of urology. He is a Board Certified urologist by training with a subspecialty and certification in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS). Dr. Twiss studied Read more

By | 2013-10-30T09:29:22+00:00 October 30th, 2013|Medical News|32 Comments

Survey: Transvaginal Mesh Advertising Frightens Patients

Michelle Koski, MD May 28, 2013 ~ Medscape Medical News reports that all of those ads you see on television warning about the complications from transvaginal mesh are worrying women and raising a red flag about whether it is a viable option, but not scaring them away.  Story Read more

By | 2013-05-28T14:29:04+00:00 May 28th, 2013|Media Reports|22 Comments