Op-Ed

Policy for Comments on Mesh News Desk

Aug 20th, 2015 | By
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MND, August 20, 2015 ~ The goal of this website, Mesh News Desk (Mesh Medical Device News Desk)  is to provide information to survivors of pelvic and hernia mesh and medical devices to create empowered patients about the dangers and pitfalls of mesh implants. Over the past six months or so, we’ve seen some blogging
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Cook Medical Pelvic Mesh Readies for Trial

Jul 23rd, 2015 | By
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MND, July 23, 2015 ~ In this Op-Ed story by Joe Saunders, Saunders and Walker, he reports Cook Medical is preparing for trial of hundreds of women implanted with its form of pelvic mesh.   Implanted transvaginally like polypropylene (PP) mesh, the biologic mesh from Cook Medical is made from pig intestines. It is supposed to
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Conflict of Interest on Medical Boards Abounds

May 18th, 2015 | By
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                                                    Thanks to Joleen Chambers, a patient advocate a tireless champion of a patient’s right to know.  She writes to Mesh News Desk about important issues you can be involved with
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Welcome MAM – Mesh Awareness Movement Gathers Women in Support

Mar 25th, 2015 | By
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MAM Mesh Awareness Movement This section is dedicated to all the mesh victims, their families and supporters specifically for organizing, discussing, planning or anything else related to the Mesh Awareness Movement. This includes dates, times and locations for peaceful MAM gatherings, creating MAM media awareness ideas and sharing links, volunteering, networking, etc etc. We need
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Women’s Words Speak Truth About Mesh

Jul 1st, 2014 | By
Anonymous woman, WikiCommons

Remember the Stories of Anger series from a couple of years ago? Read it here. Women were speaking out and expressing their frustration with the medical system, their anger at the Food and Drug Administration and of course, their disgust with pelvic mesh manufacturers. The following are some of their quotes. I am now looking
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Bell Law Firm Investigates Pelvic Mesh Injuries as AMS Agrees to Settle

May 10th, 2014 | By
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 SPONSORED CONTENT The Bell Law Firm Continues Investigations into Pelvic Mesh Injuries as American Medical Systems Agrees to Settlement The product liability litigation surrounding Endo American Medical Systems’ pelvic mesh devices continues in the wake of a settlement agreement for 20,000 cases, The Bell Law Firm reports. CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Product liability lawyers at The
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Scotland Petition to Keep Mesh Out of Hospitals, Public Inquiry

Apr 28th, 2014 | By
Marion Scott, reporter Sunday Mail

BY MARION SCOTT  SUNDAY MAIL The UK’s Labour’s health spokesman Andy Burnham has accused the Scottish Government of failing women affected by the mesh implants scandal. He criticised SNP health secretary Alex Neil over his refusal to suspend the use of the controversial treatments. It follows a Sunday Mail campaign which has highlighted devastating injuries and
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Mesh Down Under: Litigation in New Zealand Heats Up

Apr 7th, 2014 | By
Clare Berry- Mesh Down Under

Mesh Down Under by CARMEL BERRY 5 April 2014 With the plethora of on-line petitions making their way onto social networking pages it seems astonishing that Charlotte Korte and I – two everyday Kiwi women have managed to have our petition accepted by the House of Representatives and passed to the Health Select Committee. We
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Commentary: One Hand Tied Behind Their Back

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By

Commentary: What Jurors Never Got to See in the Lewis v. Ethicon Trial In an effort to streamline the proceedings Judge Joseph Goodwin had early on told the court that he would move these cases through his federal courtroom. He certainly did that with a directed verdict in favor of Ethicon on February 18, six
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Richard Howden on a Cash Settlement Award Following Mesh Litigation? It didn’t happen for him.

Jan 26th, 2014 | By

My name is Richard Howden. I got a Hernia while working in November of 2006. It was not much of a Hernia as Hernia’s go. It was a Right Inguinal which is quite common. The worker’s compensation insurance sent me to a local general surgeon who determined I had a hernia and I was scheduled
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