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

Tag: Raz

“Quick and Easy”? I Think Not.

Jane Akre recently posted on the MDND blog an article entitled, “FDA: Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) Surgical Mesh Reports up 36 Percent”, which reads: While advising not every woman experiencing SUI will need surgery the FDA appears to endorse sling surgery over non-mesh repairs on the What is Stress Urinary Incontinence? page (here) by saying: “The use of surgical… Read More ›

Mesh: Definitely risky for POP, but for SUI? Eh? It might be ok still, right?

I was reading the FDA alerts (yeah, I have strange hobbies lately) and this part gets me.  It reads:     “from Jan. 01, 2008 through Dec. 31, 2010, the FDA received 2,874 additional reports of complications associated with surgical mesh devices used to repair POP(Pelvic Organ Prolapse) and SUI(Stress Urinary Incontinence), with 1,503 reports associated… Read More ›

You seriously have to go ALL the way to California for surgery?

For the folks who can’t believe I have to fly all the way to California for surgery… I just heard of a woman and her husband who sold their rental home and bought an RV so they can drive to California (from Oklahoma) to see the same doc I’m going to (Dr. Raz). This other… Read More ›

Are you suffering from complications from transvaginal mesh?

Are you suffering from transvaginal mesh complications?  Or do you know anyone who has had serious complications from having “minor” surgery involving mesh?  Well, if you know me… then, now you do! No.  I’m not a lawyer.  I’m just someone who is actually suffering from some of those complications that you see plastered all over… Read More ›

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