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FDA: Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) Surgical Mesh Reports up 36 Percent

March 29, 2013 ~ In September 2011, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration convened a panel of experts to try and get a handle on the concerning number of complications the agency was receiving about surgical mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP)  and stress urinary incontinence (SUI).  The experts  [...]

By |2018-07-10T13:10:44-04:00March 29th, 2013|FDA News|13 Comments

“Mesh: Definitely risky for POP, but for SUI? Eh? It might be ok still, right?”

by Ms. Anonymous, October 2012 Ms. Anonymous is represented in pelvic mesh litigation and does not wish to be identified. Here is her story: I was reading the FDA alert from July 2011, (yeah, I have strange hobbies lately) and this part gets me.  It says: "from Jan. 01, 2008 [...]

By |2016-12-15T11:38:32-05:00October 10th, 2012|Op-Ed|12 Comments