Mesh Reading Room Resource

The Mesh Warrior Foundation for the Injured Store

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By
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As part of their fundraising efforts, The Mesh Warrior Foundation for the Injured is selling these beautiful Mesh Awareness turquoise and black bracelets to help in its ongoing educational efforts. Quite the conversation starter in turquoise or black… and beautifully made.  A thoughtful gift for anyone and everyone affected by pelvic or hernia mesh!  Yes
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Mesh Resources Online

Jan 10th, 2015 | By

Thanks to Jennifer R. and all the leaders who are keeping the mesh information presence online for others to learn.  Congratulations!  Raising the profile will help others. Please visit and join in!  Together we are stronger.  Guide to Medical Mesh Support Groups & Pages on Facebook & on the Web (please add & improve!) (Closed/Open
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In the Beginning: Suffering in Silence

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By

I recently was asked how I started with mesh as a topic for reporting. I’m not mesh-injured myself. The reader wanted to know if I had a family member or friend who had mesh. No, I said, but when working as the National News Editor for InjuryBoard people started calling me. This was back in
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Open Letter to Insurers Concerning Mesh Injuries

May 19th, 2014 | By
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Often readers of Mesh News Desk find it impossible to have their insurance companies understand the importance  of having a referral to a mesh specialist when they are facing a mesh-related complication. Very few doctors actually have the experience to even be able to assess these complications to determine if the mesh needs to be removed.
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Number of Websites Addressing Mesh Pain & Info Explodes Globally

Mar 31st, 2014 | By

It doesn’t seem like it was that long ago when the issue of polypropylene mesh used for surgery was known by a few people. Truth in Medicine was probably the first website devoted to mesh injuries. Mesh Medical Device News Desk (Mesh News Desk) came along in the summer of 2011. Today there has been
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Anatomy of a Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Settlement

Feb 27th, 2014 | By
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On June 14, 2013, American Medical Systems and its parent company Endo Health, entered into a Master Settlement Agreement with an undisclosed number of mesh-injured patients. The following has been posted on the Securities and Exchange Commission report on the settlement.   The number of litigants is left out as are the Tiers of Injury and
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Find Your Mesh in the 510(k) Process

Nov 21st, 2013 | By
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For those readers who want to know more about the mesh they may have had implanted for pelvic organ prolapse, stress urinary incontinence or hernia, the process is made easier if you have the Medical Device approval number from the FDA. Below is a handy list of 510(k) approvals which you must look up under
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Video Channel of Mesh

Jul 22nd, 2013 | By
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There are many videos related to surgical mesh and its use in prolapse, incontinence and hernia repair. Many of them are too graphic to watch.  This resource will guide you with a warning to the ones that are explicit.     Videos: CTV mesh protest- Saskatoon, May 11, 2013, Canadian Television (here) KTVU – Oakland,
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Readers Resource on Upcoming WV Transvaginal Mesh Cases

Jul 15th, 2013 | By
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Here is the schedule for the upcoming cases filed in Charleston, WV, 26,769 as of last week. Remember there are four cases naming C.R. Bard that will be heard back to back. These are bellwether cases that could signal a settlement if the product liability cases are successful. As of last week there were 26,769
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The Role of the Juror in New Jersey

Feb 13th, 2013 | By

What lies ahead for the jurors in the Linda Gross v. Ethicon case  which concluded February 28, 2013? While final instructions to the jury are being crafted and debated between both sides, the jury instructions for the New Jersey courts are here: THE ROLE OF THE JUROR: 1.11            PRELIMINARY CHARGE (Approved 11/98, Revised 5/07) [To
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