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

Tag: non-mesh

Doctors who DO NOT use Mesh

The hunt is on for doctors who do “traditional”, non-mesh, repairs for POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse), SUI (Stress Uriniary Incontenence), Hernia, and/or have experience with FULL mesh removal and repairs for damages caused by mesh complications.

Doctors Promoting “New” Mesh

I keep finding videos, and websites, where doctors are still promoting the use of mesh, for POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse), and especially for SUI (Stress urinary incontinence) and hernia repairs. This is in spite of all the reported complications, and warnings. Are there Good and Bad mesh products?

What is Wrong with Going to a Doctor Who Still Uses Mesh?

“What is wrong with going to a Doctor to have your mesh removed, and this Doctor still uses mesh in procedures?”.

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.

FDA warns there is NO evidence that mesh provided any greater clinical benefit than non-mesh surgeries

Many doctors and advocates for the use of mesh continue to promote using surgical mesh for pelvic repairs, routinely telling people that, “Without mesh, surgery often fails in one to five years because our tissues are not strong enough to hold the repair long term.“ ~  Sherrie Palm,  Founder of APOPs (Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse… Read More ›

Dr. Shlomo Raz

I talk a lot about Dr. Raz in this blog. Probably because I feel like he saved my life. You will find his name mentioned repeatedly throughout this blog, and my MeshMeNot Facebook page.  I created a photo-album in Facebook, where I have a lot of information and talk about my travels all the way… Read More ›

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