“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 ›
$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 ›
Have you or a loved one had Transvaginal Mesh? You know all those crazy lawyer ads you see on TV, asking,”Have you had Transvaginal Mesh?”? Well, guess what? They are not just constant, and annoying. They are also talking to real, live, people who HAVE had transvaginal mesh, and ARE hurting because of it. And… Read More ›
Glad to see another case was recently won in favor of the patient that was injured by mesh. You would think $100 million ought to send a message!? Now, there’s only about 99,999 more cases to go now against Boston Scientific, J&J, and a few other manufacturers. I heard they claim they will run out of money…… Read More ›
I keep hearing about doctors telling patients they don’t use “the bad mesh”… or that “the bad mesh was recalled”. Many are saying their doctor only uses “the good mesh”.
Well?? What exactly are the “good” or “bad” meshes? That is a good question.
AUGS and the FDA keep saying transvaginal mesh should be reserved for “high risk” patients, and used more as a last resort. However, mesh for SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence) is still going full speed ahead. So, is SUI a “high risk” problem? I think not. I’d rather have my original SUI problem any day than… Read More ›