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

Tag: SUI

Scaremongering or Just Plain Scary?

Doctors are accusing the media, lawyers, and even patients speaking out, of scaremongering. They think because of them, people are being scared away from surgeries for hernia, prolapse, and incontinence that are done with surgical mesh. Not because of the risky mesh products…. no, they think it’s just because of all the “hype” of those… Read More ›

“Vaginal mesh problems in UK and USA for J&J”

“Reports suggest that one in 15 of these meshes that have been surgically implanted have been removed due to complications. ” –  From: https://www.news-medical.net/news/20171002/Vaginal-mesh-problems-in-UK-and-USA-for-JJ.aspx Vaginal mesh problems in UK and USA for J&J By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD,October 2, 2017 Meshes in the United Kingdom Vaginal meshes have been used surgically in over 75,000 women in England who… Read More ›

Is it ok to jump right into “minor” surgery for SUI?

Surgery, regardless of how minor, is still surgery.  Right? There are risks.   If there is surgical mesh involved (which includes “tape” and “slings”) there are “ADDED RISKS” (according to the FDA warnings and research).   Common sense, and good doctors, tell people that going under the knife for anything should not be something to… 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!

Hunter man demands hospital records

Sharing this story, from: http://www.theherald.com.au/story/3826847/sons-fears-for-mother-broken-by-mesh-surgery/: Hunter man demands hospital records By JOANNE MCCARTHYApril 13, 2016, 10 p.m. THEY’RE the women told they’re going crazy – that the excruciating, extraordinary pain in their groins, backs and legs is actually all in their heads. They’re women who received pelvic mesh implants over more than a decade from 2005 when regulators failed… Read More ›

Mesh Me Not on Facebook

I know that not everyone is on Facebook, but for those of you that are – please know that I also have a public Facebook Page for Mesh Me Not at: http://www.facebook.com/MeshMeNot Sometimes, I post to that page more frequently than this blog – simply because it’s easier there to share and make quick posts.   … Read More ›

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