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Suffering in Silence: Jim Shull from Synthetic Bard Hernia Mesh

Aug 17th, 2011 | By
Suffering in Silence: Jim Shull from Synthetic Bard Hernia Mesh

Jim Shull’s story started in September 2005. He had passed a kidney stone and went to see a urologist who ordered a CT scan to see if there were any more stones. The urologist looked at the X-ray and told Jim he had a hernia. “I don’t have a hernia I feel fine, I know
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