Adding my two cents to the mega mesh mess surrounding transvaginal mesh complications…

Update on MeshMeNot:

2016/04/06 • Feature, Mesh Complications

UPDATE:  I am not active on this blog anymore. I am sorry, but I had to take a step back to focus on my own health and family’s health.  I am doing well, all things considered, but I just couldn’t keep up with this.  I do try to check in and may post periodically. I… Read More ›

Doctors Who Don't Use Mesh »

Are Partial Mesh Removals the Answer? (to Mesh Complications)


MOST doctors will only offer a partial removal when someone presents with mesh complications. Many say full mesh removal is too risky and therefore not recommended. Is this true? Or is this just this doctor’s opinion?

Featured Doctors »

Doctors who DO NOT use Mesh


The hunt is on for doctors who do “traditional”, non-mesh, repairs for POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse), SUI (Stress Uriniary Incontenence), Hernia, and/or have experience with FULL mesh removal and repairs for damages caused by mesh complications.


CE-Mark For Sale


Erin Brockovich: “You’re not protecting your people. You’re using people as guinea pigs. For a CE mark that has no validity… that nobody knows anything about.. that you’re putting in a human body.You can kill people that way. You ARE killing people. You are ruining people’s lives, and yet nobody knows.”

In the News »

Scaremongering or Just Plain Scary?


Doctors are accusing the media, lawyers, and even patients speaking out, of scaremongering. They think because of them, people are being scared away from surgeries for hernia, prolapse, and incontinence that are done with surgical mesh. Not because of the risky mesh products…. no, they think it’s just because of all the “hype” of those… Read More ›

Mesh for SUI vs POP »

Is it ok to jump right into “minor” surgery for SUI?


Surgery, regardless of how minor, is still surgery.  Right? There are risks.   If there is surgical mesh involved (which includes “tape” and “slings”) there are “ADDED RISKS” (according to the FDA warnings and research).   Common sense, and good doctors, tell people that going under the knife for anything should not be something to… Read More ›

Mesh Complications »

“Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair?”


” there were no clear benefits from the use of mesh or graft over a standard repair in women having their first operation. However, synthetic mesh did result in some complications which posed extra risk.”  – from  article: Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair? March 27, 2017 An interview with Professor… Read More ›

Mesh Removal »

Finding the Right Doctor for Surgical Mesh Complications


For those suffering from surgical mesh complications and in need of mesh removal surgery – finding (and getting to) the right doctor is quite possibly as difficult as it is for the surgeons to actually remove the mesh.

Legal News »

Johnson & Johnson’s mesh product found defective: $12.5 Million Verdict for Plaintiff


 $12.5 million total, including $7 million for punitive charges. On December 21, 2015, for the case of Patricia L. Hammons v Secant Medical, Ethicon, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, the “jury found for the plaintiff on all three claims: 1) DEFECTIVE design 2) a FAILURE TO WARN DOCTORS about its dangers and negligence in manufacturing… Read More ›

Pharma »

“Why We Can’t Trust Our Doctors: Ex-Pharma Drug Rep Tells All…”


Interesting video, titltled: “Why We Can’t Trust Our Doctors: Ex-Pharma Drug Rep Tells All…” It’s talking about doctors and pharmaceutical reps, and drugs, but it can also be applied to the mesh manufacturer sales reps, doctors, and idea of “informed consent” as well… I posted the following comment there ( I learned the hard way… Read More ›

Sales & Marketing »

Top 10 Myths Woman are Told Today about Pelvic Mesh


Sharing this excellent article from Mesh Medical Device Newsdesk, called, “Top 10 Myths Woman are Told Today about Pelvic Mesh“, by Jane Akre.  It talks about  things many women have been told about mesh, and/or mesh complications. Things that are just plain wrong, but are still being told routinely to women – even today.  Women that… Read More ›

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