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Patient Advocate Tells Story of ” I Am Not Alone”

Mesh News Desk, August 29, 2016 ~ This unnamed patient advocate reports to Mesh News Desk on the  condition of a mesh implanted woman who is fighting for her life at this hour. "One of Caldera Medical, Inc"s. co-inventing surgeons who owns patents with Caldera Medical, Inc.'s CEO has an [...]

By |2016-10-03T23:17:15-04:00August 29th, 2016|Your Turn|31 Comments

Caldera Final Pelvic Mesh Settlement Deadline Facing Opposition

Image, Linda Nylind for The Guardian Mesh News Desk, June 10, 2016 ~ Editor's Note: We've called her "Samantha" and at the present time she, along with a few other women, are attempting to opt out of a mandated pelvic mesh settlement offered by mesh manufacturer, Caldera Medical.   [...]

By |2018-11-27T21:00:07-05:00June 11th, 2016|News|34 Comments

Public Citizen: Big Pharma Pays Big Civil and Criminal Penalties

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, April 18, 2016 ~ Public Citizen is going back in time 25 years to give a big picture look at the penalties Big Pharma has paid out.  While financial news networks act like cheerleaders about Big Pharma and its big profits, the consumer group Public [...]

By |2016-04-18T12:29:48-04:00April 18th, 2016|Media Reports|2 Comments

FDA to Consider Reclassifying Trocars Used to Place Surgical Pelvic Mesh

Capio, retropubic sling instrument, transobturator sling instrumentation, from FDA Mesh News Desk, March 14, 2016 ~ When mesh kits were first developed and marketed in the U.S. in the mid 2000’s, they came complete with precut mesh and what’s known as a trocar. What are trocars? A trocar [...]

By |2017-01-16T12:47:25-05:00March 14th, 2016|FDA News|11 Comments

Drugwatch: How the FDA Has Let Women Down

Drugwatch, a publication of the Petersen law firm, goes above and beyond in this article 'How the FDA has Let Down Women." The agency has dropped the ball on women's health issues from the power morcellator to the Essure birth control device, surgical pelvic mesh and on and on.  Reporter, [...]

By |2015-09-29T13:26:37-04:00September 29th, 2015|FDA News|2 Comments

FDA Must Reclassify Synthetic Mesh Now!

October 2, 2014   Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D. Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration Department of Health and Human Services   Jeffrey E. Shuren, M.D., J.D. Director, Center for Devices and Radiologic Health Food and Drug Administration Department of Health and Human Services   Dear Drs. Hamburg and Shuren, We, the [...]

By |2014-10-01T14:00:38-04:00October 1st, 2014|FDA News|9 Comments

Open Letter to Doctors – A Serious Concern as Doctors Divide

TVT-O from TVT Meshed Up, UK Editorial- Jane Akre, MND - In July 2011 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Safety Communication that surgical mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) carried more risks than benefits and was “of serious concern.”  See the notice [...]

By |2014-06-03T16:20:24-04:00June 3rd, 2014|Medical News|19 Comments

June – Watching and Waiting for News of Mesh Settlements, Reclassification

April 24, New Brunswick NJ Tensions are beginning to get strained over the extremely long wait for justice for the mesh- injured. Welcome to Mesh News Desk aka MMDND your source for all news mesh-related. Much is happening at this time but much of it is behind the [...]

By |2014-06-02T16:35:10-04:00June 2nd, 2014|Welcome|51 Comments