TVM? TVT? TOT? SIMS? Tape? Sling? Plug? Patch? It’s all still mesh. Here’s a run-down of mesh-related terms.
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.
What if I could go back in time to before I had my mesh implant for SUI? What are the things I wish I had known? What do I think I SHOULD have been told? What do I think are the basics that everyone should know before they have surgery for any pelvic repairs, including… Read More ›