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

Tag: American Urogynecologic Society

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 ›

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.

“Systematic reviews of apical prolapse surgery: are we being misled down a dangerous path?”

Sharing this article that was recently published in the International Urogynecology Journal,  titled “Systematic reviews of apical prolapse surgery: are we being misled down a dangerous path?” It has to do with the claim of superiority of sacrocolpopexy (SC) over other pelvic organ prolapse (POP) procedures, which included: “The addition of mesh, whether abdominally or… Read More ›

Despite multiple FDA warnings since 2008, use of mesh in pelvic organ prolapse surgery continues to grow

Despite multiple warnings released by the US Food and Drug Administration since 2008, use of mesh in pelvic organ prolapse surgery continues to grow.

Is it your Doctor’s fault if you have mesh complications?

There are even those who had the mesh implanted by a reputable UroGynecologist that have had issues. One woman even stated;

“I had an excellent surgeon place the mesh. When I was examined by a different doctor, she was visibly shaken when she saw who did the mesh placement.

Mesh-Injured People: NOT rare. NOT going away. NOT getting SUPPORT!

Annoying Lawyer Ads: “Have you had Vaginal 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 there… Read More ›

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