In the News
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 ›
I’d heard about this operation so I went to my GP and was referred to my local hospital, and it was very much sold as it is to all of us, it’s a simple, 20-minute fix. So why not go for it?
“The prevailing attitude – “there’s nothing wrong with the mesh – it’s you”.”
“Reports suggest that one in 15 of these meshes that have been surgically implanted have been removed due to complications. ” – From: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20171002/Vaginal-mesh-problems-in-UK-and-USA-for-JJ.aspx Vaginal mesh problems in UK and USA for J&J By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD,October 2, 2017 Meshes in the United Kingdom Vaginal meshes have been used surgically in over 75,000 women in England who… Read More ›
” 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: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170327/Pelvic-prolapse-surgery-using-mesh-no-more-effective-than-standard-repair.aspx Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair? March 27, 2017 An interview with Professor… Read More ›
Sharing this story, from: http://www.theherald.com.au/story/3826847/sons-fears-for-mother-broken-by-mesh-surgery/: Hunter man demands hospital records By JOANNE MCCARTHYApril 13, 2016, 10 p.m. THEY’RE the women told they’re going crazy – that the excruciating, extraordinary pain in their groins, backs and legs is actually all in their heads. They’re women who received pelvic mesh implants over more than a decade from 2005 when regulators failed… Read More ›