Posts Tagged ‘ bladder sling ’

Teapapers Post: After the Surgery and the Importance of Potassium and Magnesium

Apr 30th, 2013 | By
Teapapers Post: After the Surgery and the Importance of Potassium and Magnesium

April 30, 2013 ~ Linda K. 0f Teapapers talks about life after mesh removal surgery and the importance of potassium and magnesium level monitoring. She is two weeks past a fascial reconstruction at UCLA’s urology department where they used native tissue (her own) to hold up the urethra in place of a synthetic mesh sling
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Kathleen: Questions to Ask Before Mesh Removal

Apr 2nd, 2012 | By
Kathleen: Questions to Ask Before Mesh Removal

‘Kathleen‘ (not her real name which she doesn’t want to use because of litigation)  is a regular reader of MDND and has some suggestions on the questions to ask of doctors before a mesh removal procedure.  She has had her mesh removed and met with many doctors before choosing one. Since there are so few
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David Sawyer: Getting Organized and Looking for Help After Mesh Sling Implant

Apr 1st, 2012 | By
David Sawyer: Getting Organized and Looking for Help After Mesh Sling Implant

As most of you know Teresa and I have been devastated by this product and still Teresa is looking at a minimum of 1 maybe 2 more surgeries. We are currently working on starting a nonprofit organization to assist women all over the world whom are suffering have lost their health insurance and have no
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Call to Action: Citizens Lend Support to Sound Devices Act

Mar 21st, 2012 | By
Call to Action: Citizens Lend Support to Sound Devices Act

March 23, 2012 ~ The SAFETY OF UNTESTED AND NEW DEVICES (SOUND DEVICES) ACT OF 2012 is a critical step to stop others from being harmed by untested, unsafe medical devices like synthetic surgical mesh, say patients harmed by synthetic surgical mesh. The Sound Devices Act, introduced by Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA)  will give the
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