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

Tag: mesh removal

When Doctors Lie (about removing mesh)

You can NOT make these serious mesh complications go away by telling a patient that the mesh is all gone if, in fact, it is NOT. We need REAL help. We need it REMOVED for real!

Walk a Mile in Mesh Shoes

Pain would start by my obturator muscle/hip/groin area, & go all the way down my leg. The pathology report from my TOT mesh sling removal surgery confirmed that the mesh was causing FBR, inflammation, muscle damage/spasms… It had eroded through my obturator muscle and abductor muscles, and attached to my pelvic bone where Dr Raz scraped it off.
Constant pain, & not being able to walk (even with pain meds & crutch) will change your life dramatically, and quickly. Trust me.
Still, I was LUCKY.

Free Informational Brochures on Mesh Complications

Ever wish you had something handy to hand-out to folks when they ask you about surgical mesh? Maybe, something to give to your doctors, friends, or family members?  Something that explained so many of the things that are so hard to explain, and had links to more information/resources, so that people could get more detailed information if… Read More ›

Why I Went All the Way to UCLA for Mesh Removal Surgery

I had a full mesh removal surgery in Jan 2013 at UCLA, with Dr. Raz.  The removal surgery was not easy, but went well.  Dr. Raz was able to remove my entire mesh TOT sling – including the “arms” that were in my groin area.  “Full mesh removal” is something most doctors will not even… Read More ›

Finding the Right Doctor for Surgical Mesh Complications

For those suffering from surgical mesh complications and in need of mesh removal surgery – finding (and getting to) the right doctor is quite possibly as difficult as it is for the surgeons to actually remove the mesh.

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