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

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CE-Mark For Sale

Erin Brockovich: “You’re not protecting your people. You’re using people as guinea pigs. For a CE mark that has no validity… that nobody knows anything about.. that you’re putting in a human body.You can kill people that way. You ARE killing people. You are ruining people’s lives, and yet nobody knows.”

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 ›

Is it your Doctor’s fault if you have mesh complications?

There are even those who had the mesh implanted by a reputable UroGynecologist that have had issues. One woman even stated;

“I had an excellent surgeon place the mesh. When I was examined by a different doctor, she was visibly shaken when she saw who did the mesh placement.

Does the FDA say that mesh tapes for SUI are safe and SHOULD be used?

I have a serious question. It’s regarding the FDA warnings for mesh, and I would seriously like some input from ANY doctors out there still promoting/using mesh, or the people marketing it, or just anyone familiar with the whole “mesh mess”.

It is not a real hard question. No opinions are necessary. I’m just looking for some cold hard facts. A website link would be perfect. Ready? Here goes:

QUESTION: Does the FDA say that mesh tapes for SUI are safe and SHOULD be used?

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! (www.facebook.com/groups/656468787809132). 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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