Tag: bladder sling
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.
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.
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.
I have a serious question. It’s regarding the FDA warnings for mesh, and I would seriously like some input from ANY doctors out there still promoting/using mesh, or the people marketing it, or just anyone familiar with the whole “mesh mess”.
It is not a real hard question. No opinions are necessary. I’m just looking for some cold hard facts. A website link would be perfect. Ready? Here goes:
QUESTION: Does the FDA say that mesh tapes for SUI are safe and SHOULD be used?