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Mesh Injured Speak Their Truth to Urogynecologists

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 15, 2018 ~ They traveled from across the country. Mesh injured women spoke directly to urogynecologists at their annual meeting.  (2 Min. Read)  Image: Marilyn Mansour, Dawn Rasmus-Brown in Chicago They came from as far away as Portland, Oregon and Tyler, Texas. The Chicago [...]

By |2018-10-22T12:49:25-04:00October 15th, 2018|News|1 Comment

Urogyn Society Closes Door on Mesh-Injured Women

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, November 7, 2016 ~ After turning away two mesh-injured women who were enthusiastic about participating in an upcoming Prolapse Consensus Conference, the society then expels your editor from membership of AUGS. Janet Holt, a mesh-injured plaintiff, learned about the upcoming Prolapse Consensus Conference to be [...]

By |2016-11-08T11:03:31-05:00November 7th, 2016|Op-Ed|25 Comments

UroGyn Society: Mesh on Trial: Defendant and Plaintiff Perspectives

AUGS conference Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 12, 2016 ~ There was much anticipation about the Thursday afternoon Mesh on Trial: Defendant and Plaintiff Perspectives at the 37th annual meeting of AUGS, the American Urogynecologic Society.   This would be the first time the 1,300 urogynecologists, urologists [...]

By |2016-10-18T22:41:55-04:00October 12th, 2016|News|52 Comments

Highlights from AUGS Informed Consent Toolkit

  Some Highlights from the AUGS Informed Consent Toolkit, September 8-9, 2011 “At this time, AUGS does not support the routine use of transvaginal mesh for the repair of POP.” “Given the potential risks, AUGS suggest future placement of transvaginal mesh for POP repair should be judicious and be performed [...]

By |2013-03-30T22:50:40-04:00March 30th, 2013|Featured|0 Comments

Study Halted Due to Mesh Complications

This study, Vaginal Mesh for Prolapse: A Randomized Controlled Trial, was published in the August 2010 issue of the journal, Obstetrics & Gynecology. A three month double-blind trial recruited 65 women from three academic sites – Washington Hospital Center, (Washington, D.C.) Stanford University and Yale University. All of [...]

By |2011-08-21T04:25:17-04:00August 21st, 2011|Featured, Medical News|1 Comment