“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 ›
TVM? TVT? TOT? SIMS? Tape? Sling? Plug? Patch? It’s all still mesh. Here’s a run-down of mesh-related terms.
Erin Brockovich: “You’re not protecting your people. You’re using people as guinea pigs. For a CE mark that has no validity… that nobody knows anything about.. that you’re putting in a human body.You can kill people that way. You ARE killing people. You are ruining people’s lives, and yet nobody knows.”
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.