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Brevard Women Sue Over Mesh Devices, Florida Today, August 9, 2011

Aug 15th, 2011 | By
Brevard Women Sue Over Mesh Devices, Florida Today, August 9, 2011

Florida Today reports that while the FDA considers tougher regulations over medical devices, that decision will come too late for four women from Brevard County, Florida. The four say they were damaged by mesh device implants to treat pelvic floor problems. “For six weeks, I was walking around with the equivalent of barbed wire inside
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We hope you find this a helpful resource. National News Editor, Jane Akre, began MDND with the hope of providing the latest news, information and perspective from the regulatory, industry and patient point of view, something that goes under-reported in much of the coverage of medical devices. The public is just now becoming aware that many devices do not undergo the same scrutiny as prescription drugs and are instead grandfathered in under an FDA loophole that has gone largely unchanged since the 1970s. As a result, patients become the post-market clinical trial subjects, and many suffer devastating and permanent injuries.