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

Tag: Research on Mesh

“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: Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair? March 27, 2017 An interview with Professor… Read More ›

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!

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 ›

“Systematic reviews of apical prolapse surgery: are we being misled down a dangerous path?”

Sharing this article that was recently published in the International Urogynecology Journal,  titled “Systematic reviews of apical prolapse surgery: are we being misled down a dangerous path?” It has to do with the claim of superiority of sacrocolpopexy (SC) over other pelvic organ prolapse (POP) procedures, which included: “The addition of mesh, whether abdominally or… Read More ›

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 ›

Upstate NY Support for Mesh Complications

Are you from Upstate NY and dealing with surgical mesh complications? Maybe after having pelvic surgery for POP, or SUI, or even from hernia mesh? If yes, please join this group! ( Please note that I am not with a law-firm or doctor’s office. I’m just another person who had complications and I’m looking to… Read More ›

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