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Women Suffer Depression and Self-Harm from Mesh Implants, Study Finds

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 16, 2019 ~ It may not come as a surprise to the many readers of Mesh News Desk (MND) who have been implanted with a polypropylene surgical mesh to treat incontinence and prolapse, but many women suffer complications and depression as a result. A [...]

By |2019-01-21T16:05:58-04:00January 16th, 2019|News|4 Comments

Dickson v Ethicon Depo is Set Over Mother’s Mesh Death

Mary Dickson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 1, 2018~ Mary Dickson is set to have her deposition taken Tuesday. She is trying to keep her mother's wrongful death, defective product case against Johnson & Johnson alive, despite the hurdles.  She is facing off with Johnson & Johnson [...]

By |2018-10-03T14:29:28-04:00October 1st, 2018|News|4 Comments

Daughter Fighting Late Mother’s Pelvic Mesh Case

Vada Mae Smith, son Jimmy, and grandson Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 27, 2017 ~ Mary Dickson plans to go up against healthcare giant, Johnson & Johnson over its pelvic mesh on behalf of her late mother, Vada Mae Smith, unless she can find a law firm [...]

By |2018-04-24T12:37:10-04:00April 24th, 2018|Featured|36 Comments

Mary Dickson Finds Attorney in Case Against J&J

Mary, Vada Mae and Ruth Mesh Medical Device News Desk, February 12, 2018 ~ There were many responses to the story of Mary Dickson. She had planned to take the wrongful death case of her mother, Vada Mae Smith, ahead Pro Se, without an attorney in mutidistrict pelvic [...]

By |2018-02-13T15:48:55-04:00February 12th, 2018|Legal News|9 Comments

Australia Pulls Ethicon TVT Mesh Devices from the Market

TVT graphic www.kup.at Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 23, 2018 ~ Last November the Australian government announced that the larger pelvic meshes to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) would be taken off the market because the risks outweighed the benefits. Now in another setback to mesh makers, [...]

By |2018-01-30T16:18:24-04:00January 23rd, 2018|News|4 Comments

Surgeons Incentivized with Lamborghinis and Swiss Alps Ski Trips Internal J&J Docs Show

Lamborghini Mesh Medical Device News Desk, August 14, 2017 ~ Wealth and Status, Reputation/Ego listed as Key Values for doctors using an Ethicon/ Gynecare TVT polypropylene pelvic mesh. “Surgery is the Cha-ching thing” RETIRE RICH ABC News Australia (Australia Broadcast Company) reports (here) that the pelvic mesh scandal [...]

By |2017-08-15T20:19:40-04:00August 14th, 2017|News|8 Comments

TOT Has Twice the Risk of Re-Operation of Transvaginal Tape

Harvard Patient Education Mesh Medical Device News Desk, January 11, 2017 ~ Transobturator tape used to treat incontinence, has twice the risk of re-operation as transvaginal tape, according to Danish researchers.  Danish researchers find that the risk of a re-operation with a TOT or transobturator tape was twice [...]

By |2017-01-16T13:04:14-04:00January 11th, 2017|News|30 Comments

Mullins Pelvic Mesh Trial Set for March

TVT from Meshed Up UK Mesh Medical Device News Desk,  February 21, 2017 ~ After much delay, the Mullins case, a defective pelvic mesh trial of 24 women, is still on schedule for March 6, in Charleston WV. This is an attempt by Judge Joseph Goodwin, who is overseeing [...]

By |2017-02-21T19:45:52-04:00December 20th, 2016|Legal News|16 Comments

Mesh Injured Address KY Healthcare Conference

Tammy and Janis Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 5, 2016 ~ Two vocal mesh-injured women addressed a room full of health professionals at this annual conference with a medical device patient safety focus.   See the  videos below.  It was called the Conference for Healthcare Transparency and [...]

By |2016-11-14T14:10:27-04:00November 5th, 2016|News|21 Comments

MESH MESS – Banned Pelvic Mesh Receives New Life as a Breast Lift

from Patent Mesh Medical Device News Desk, July 12, 2016 ~ Failed Pelvic Mesh to be Used to Lift Breasts  According to its patent application, a  controversial polypropylene plastic pelvic mesh, that is banned for sale in both the U.S. and Australia and is the subject of litigation, [...]

By |2016-07-13T14:29:03-04:00July 12th, 2016|Sticky|25 Comments