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

Tag: TVM

Jury Awards Plaintiff $100 Million in Boston Scientific Pelvic Mesh Trial

Glad to see another case was recently won in favor of the patient that was injured by mesh.   You would think $100 million ought to send a message!?  Now, there’s only about 99,999 more cases to go now against Boston Scientific, J&J, and a few other manufacturers.  I heard they claim they will run out of money…… Read More ›

What if Doctors Told the Truth About Mesh/Tape for SUI?

I’ve often thought about what I wish I knew before I had surgery with mesh.  It’s hard for me to imagine, because so many doctors are still using, and promoting the use of mesh tape for SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence), in spite of FDA warnings,  100,000+ lawsuits, and a record number of reported complications.  But, what… 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! (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 ›

‘I don’t have a life after op’

Sharing the story of yet another woman who is speaking out about how mesh, for SUI, has made her a “broken woman”.   This one was shared in The Evening Times, Glasgow, and reads: ================== ‘I don’t have a life after op’ AN AMBULANCE technician has spoken for the first time about how her life… Read More ›

It’s NOT enough. We need help!

Some days everything is just so hard, and it’s hard to be hopeful.  I spent the last few days trying to catch up on my meshmenot blog, Facebook page, and with current news surrounding mesh.  I realized I had new comments, both on my blog here, and on my Facebook page, that I had not… Read More ›

“Considering a Mesh Implant? You have better odds playing Russian roulette”

That was the title of the poster created by Jaye Lee,  who also suffers from mesh complications (“Considering a Mesh Implant? You have better odds playing Russian roulette”).   She has a way with words (and graphics), eh?  She has shared her story and many of her poignant posters along the way. When I first saw this… Read More ›

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