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

Tag: mesh complications

Scaremongering or Just Plain Scary?

Doctors are accusing the media, lawyers, and even patients speaking out, of scaremongering. They think because of them, people are being scared away from surgeries for hernia, prolapse, and incontinence that are done with surgical mesh. Not because of the risky mesh products…. no, they think it’s just because of all the “hype” of those… Read More ›

“It’s barbaric and ruins women’s lives…”

I’d heard about this operation so I went to my GP and was referred to my local hospital, and it was very much sold as it is to all of us, it’s a simple, 20-minute fix. So why not go for it?

“Vaginal mesh problems in UK and USA for J&J”

“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 ›

“Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair?”

” there were no clear benefits from the use of mesh or graft over a standard repair in women having their first operation. However, synthetic mesh did result in some complications which posed extra risk.”  – from  article:  https://www.news-medical.net/news/20170327/Pelvic-prolapse-surgery-using-mesh-no-more-effective-than-standard-repair.aspx Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair? March 27, 2017 An interview with Professor… Read More ›

Is it ok to jump right into “minor” surgery for SUI?

Surgery, regardless of how minor, is still surgery.  Right? There are risks.   If there is surgical mesh involved (which includes “tape” and “slings”) there are “ADDED RISKS” (according to the FDA warnings and research).   Common sense, and good doctors, tell people that going under the knife for anything should not be something to… Read More ›

Doctors STILL Recommend Mesh for SUI

…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.

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