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Industry Paints Rosy Picture About Vaginal Mesh and its Future

Mesh Medical Device News Desk, October 24, 2018 ~ Industry White Papers continue to point to a bright future for polypropylene mesh implants despite the number of patient injuries and the unanswered mysteries as to why they exist.   MESH INDUSTRY PROSPECTS “Vaginal Mesh is Booming” the market research report promises. Read more

By | 2018-10-24T15:31:23+00:00 October 24th, 2018|Featured|1 Comment

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|71 Comments

Vaginal Mesh and English Law

Oliver Thorne, solicitor UK Michelmores by Oliver Thorne, Michelmores law firm UK http://www.michelmores.com/ Vaginal Mesh and English Law There is a storm brewing over the Atlantic. With multi-million pound settlements and awards being secured in U.S. mesh claims, a picture is beginning to emerge of the global spread Read more

By | 2013-11-11T15:11:17+00:00 November 11th, 2013|Op-Ed|13 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

Transvaginal Mesh: Stories of Anger

March 18, 2013, by Jane Akre ~ Recently a doctor commented about mesh-injured women by saying “These are angry women.” I was taken aback. You trust your doctor. The doctor sells you on a minimally invasive procedure that will “fix you right up.”  Some women were told nothing - no Read more

By | 2013-03-18T22:17:31+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Your Turn|71 Comments

FDA Helps Industry Push Medical Device Innovation

Medical Device Innovation Consortium logo December 4, 2012 ~ The FDA will collaborate with the medical device industry it regulates in a public-private collaboration, all to speed up the approval of new devices. The newly formed nonprofit group,  Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC), has a goal of speeding Read more

By | 2012-12-04T20:45:09+00:00 December 4th, 2012|FDA News|1 Comment

Australia's Vaginal Mesh ~ Largest Class Action in History?

  ABC News on Mesh Class Action October 15, 2012 ~ It could become the largest class action product liability lawsuit in Australian history. Julie Davis is the plaintiff who heads the class action lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (J&J), in the third class action against the Read more

By | 2012-10-15T19:32:59+00:00 October 15th, 2012|Legal News|3 Comments

Study: Mesh Removal May Cause Injuries

Surgeons, WikiCommons September 25, 2012 ~ Increasingly women are deciding that their synthetic surgical mesh placed to treat incontinence and prolapse is causing more complication than it's cured and are opting to have it removed, but a new report says the removal procedure may cause a host of Read more

By | 2012-09-25T23:30:32+00:00 September 25th, 2012|Medical News|76 Comments

Mesh Lawsuit Victor, Christine Scott Establishes 'Mesh Gone Wrong' Website

She is the first woman to have successfully sued a surgical mesh manufacturer. Last month, Christine Scott, 53, and her husband were awarded $5.5 million by a Bakersfield, California jury for the injuries she suffered after being implanted with a synthetic vaginal mesh. The manufacturer, C.R. Bard announced immediately it Read more

By | 2012-08-30T22:46:57+00:00 August 30th, 2012|Featured|3 Comments

J & J Execs to be Deposed About Vaginal Mesh – What Did They Know – When Did They Know It

Alex Gorsky, CEO J & J July 29, 2012 ~ Johnson & Johnson’s new CEO is on the hot seat. Alex Gorsky must show up to provide a videotaped deposition concerning the upcoming Ethicon transvaginal mesh lawsuits pending before a New Jersey Superior Court. Ethicon is a wholly Read more

By | 2012-07-29T23:11:05+00:00 July 29th, 2012|Media Reports|5 Comments