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

Tag: greed

Jury Awards Plaintiff $100 Million in Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial

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 ›

Are you a GOOD mesh? Or a BAD mesh?

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.

It’s NOT enough. We need help!

Some days everything is just so hard, and it’s hard to be hopeful.  I spent the last few days trying to catch up on my meshmenot blog, Facebook page, and with current news surrounding mesh.  I realized I had new comments, both on my blog here, and on my Facebook page, that I had not… Read More ›

Former SNP Health Secretary Alex Neil accused of lying over suspension of mesh implant surgery

I saw this article today:  “Former SNP Health Secretary Alex Neil accused of lying over suspension of mesh implant surgery“, from January 2015, where Elaine Holmes, of the Scottish Mesh Survivors’ Hear Our Voice campaign, said: “To say we feel betrayed is an understatement. We trusted Alex Neil to do the right thing. To find… Read More ›

“Quick and Easy”? I Think Not.

Jane Akre recently posted on the MDND blog an article entitled, “FDA: Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) Surgical Mesh Reports up 36 Percent”, which reads: While advising not every woman experiencing SUI will need surgery the FDA appears to endorse sling surgery over non-mesh repairs on the What is Stress Urinary Incontinence? page (here) by saying: “The use of surgical… Read More ›

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