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

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Are you Sick and Tired of Lawyer Ads about MESH?

Have you or a loved one had Transvaginal Mesh? You know all those crazy lawyer ads you see on TV,  asking,”Have you had Transvaginal Mesh?”? Well, guess what?   They are not just constant, and annoying.  They are also talking to real, live, people who HAVE had transvaginal mesh, and ARE hurting because of it. And… 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 ›

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 ›

Why is it Okay to Use Mesh For SUI, but Too Risky for POP?

AUGS and the FDA keep saying transvaginal mesh should be reserved for “high risk” patients, and used more as a last resort.  However, mesh for SUI (Stress Urinary Incontinence) is still going full speed ahead. So, is SUI a “high risk” problem?   I think not. I’d rather have my original SUI problem any day than… Read More ›

Mesh surgery scandal: Fury as doctor wins trip to Brazil for recruiting patients to controversial implants trial

Sharing another article from the Daily Record, titled, “Mesh surgery scandal: Fury as doctor wins trip to Brazil for recruiting patients to controversial implants trial“. where it states: “A DOCTOR was sent to Rio de Janeiro as a prize for recruiting the most patients to a trial for controversial mesh implants. Athele Khunda was sent… Read More ›

Former SNP Health Secretary Alex Neil accused of lying over suspension of mesh implant surgery

I saw this article today:  “Former SNP Health Secretary Alex Neil accused of lying over suspension of mesh implant surgery“, from January 2015, where Elaine Holmes, of the Scottish Mesh Survivors’ Hear Our Voice campaign, said: “To say we feel betrayed is an understatement. We trusted Alex Neil to do the right thing. To find… Read More ›

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