…the fact of the matter is that there are MANY mesh slings for SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence) that ARE in litigation, because they are also causing major complications. Even some of the newest, smallest, SIMS (Single-incision Mini-slings) cause mesh complications too, and have lawsuits against them.
I know that not everyone is on Facebook, but for those of you that are – please know that I also have a public Facebook Page for Mesh Me Not at: http://www.facebook.com/MeshMeNot Sometimes, I post to that page more frequently than this blog – simply because it’s easier there to share and make quick posts. … Read More ›
So many are suffering.
Yet the media, doctors, & the government, are all conveniently burying their heads in the sand – while literally billions of dollars are being made on the suffering of patients.
It’s NOT right.
TVM? TVT? TOT? SIMS? Tape? Sling? Plug? Patch? It’s all still mesh. Here’s a run-down of mesh-related terms.
I’ve often thought about what I wish I knew before I had surgery with mesh. It’s hard for me to imagine, because so many doctors are still using, and promoting the use of mesh tape for SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence), in spite of FDA warnings, 100,000+ lawsuits, and a record number of reported complications. But, what… Read More ›
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.