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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|70 Comments

C.R. Bard Wants $14k from Linda Rizzo Over Dismissed Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Mesh maker C.R. Bard, of Murray Hill, N.J., wants  to recoup its legal costs in preparing to defend itself in the recently dismissed Bard Avaulta Plus lawsuit filed by Linda and Ronald Rizzo. Rizzo dismissed the case without prejudice September 13 after experiencing some problems with an expert witness. The Read more

By | 2013-10-17T15:15:46+00:00 October 17th, 2013|Legal News|10 Comments

In C.R. Bard Transvaginal Mesh Federal Trial Tempers Flare

With more than 27,000 cases naming six transvaginal mesh makers consolidated in a Charleston, West Virginia federal courtroom, the Donna Cisson v. C.R. Bard is the first to go to trial. The first Cisson trial, which began July 8, ended in a mistrial two days later. Drugwatch reports on the Read more

By | 2013-08-01T16:12:27+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Legal News|8 Comments

Q&A: Dr. Anthony Visco, AUGS President

Dr. Anthony Visco, AUGS April 3, 2013 ~ Dr. Anthony Visco is Chief of Urogynecology at Duke Univ. Medical Center and President of AUGS.  The American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) was founded in 1979 and is a professional organization of 1,400 physicians and allied health professionals who care for Read more

By | 2016-09-25T17:18:23+00:00 March 31st, 2013|Featured|22 Comments

Urogyn Society Opposes Restrictions on Surgical Uses of Mesh

Prolene mesh March 26, 2013~  Today, the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS) issued a position statement strongly opposing restrictions that ban surgical options for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP), including transvaginal surgical mesh cleared for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The AUGS position Read more

By | 2013-03-26T14:07:07+00:00 March 26th, 2013|Featured|20 Comments

Suffering in Silence: Athlete Pat Buchanan Faces Her Biggest Competitor Yet

An Athlete’s Challenge with Surgical Mesh Patricia Buchanan, 61, a widow and triathlete from Whidbey Island outside of Seattle, was training for the USAT age group Nationals Olympic Distance Triathlon scheduled for Burlington, Vermont last August. Read more

By | 2012-01-05T20:58:40+00:00 January 5th, 2012|News, Patient Profiles|39 Comments
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