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

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“Vaginal mesh implants: ‘I really thought I was dying’ “

“The prevailing attitude – “there’s nothing wrong with the mesh – it’s you”.”

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 ›

Sometimes, it seems the only ones listening ARE the lawyers

“Sometimes, it seems the only ones listening are the lawyers. Like many people, I have never been a fan of lawsuits, or lawyers in general. But, guess what? Sometimes, you need a lawyer,”

Free Informational Brochures on Mesh Complications

Ever wish you had something handy to hand-out to folks when they ask you about surgical mesh? Maybe, something to give to your doctors, friends, or family members?  Something that explained so many of the things that are so hard to explain, and had links to more information/resources, so that people could get more detailed information if… Read More ›

“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.

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