Posts Tagged ‘ Dr. Shlomo Raz ’

Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

Jun 8th, 2015 | By
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Dr. Christopher Walker is a Urogynecologist located in Orlando, Florida. His practice focuses on urogynecology and female pelvic reconstruction.  His office link is here.  This month he is also a supporter of Mesh News Desk.  Mesh News Desk editor, Jane Akre recently interviewed Dr. Walker who has patients from around the world visiting his
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*New* Ultrasound is the Best Imaging for Pelvic Mesh Issues

Apr 23rd, 2015 | By
Am J of Ob Gyn

Imaging of pelvic symptoms is best addressed with ultrasound as the first choice, according to a recently published article in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.    This has long been the contention of experts in mesh removals and complications and supports the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine initiative called Ultrasound First. It urges
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Imaging Device: Translabial Ultrasound “Sees” Mesh

Jul 8th, 2014 | By
Dr. Shlomo Raz, UCLA Urology

“I have removed more than 900 mesh for complications in the last 5-6 years. Translabial ultrasound is an important adjuvant to the diagnosis and treatment of this patients.” Those are the words of the leading mesh removal surgeon in the world, Dr. Shlomo Raz, MD in an exchange with Mesh News Desk. The Professor of Urology
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Suffering in New Zealand: Jacqui Scott Wants Mesh Removed in States

Nov 20th, 2013 | By
Jacqui Scott in New Zealand Women's Weekly

Jacqui Scott is making headlines in New Zealand. The Napier resident has been the subject of a column by Kerre McIvor of the New Zealand Herald, as well as a feature article in New Zealand Women’s Weekly. The November 3 Herald article, entitled “Rape victim may yet get justice,” reports that Scott’s ordeal began in
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SUBROGATION & MESH– What it means and why you must understand it

Oct 30th, 2013 | By
Big Insurance, from Knowledge Safari

By Aaron Leigh Horton According Dr. Shlomo Raz at UCLA, the leading expert for 100% removal of transvaginal mesh from the body, “I think that more than 1 million patients [have polypropylene mesh implanted]! The companies have reported insertion of 250,000 implants per year!  This number is an estimate of the worldwide use of mesh.”
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The Faces of Mesh – One Woman’s Baffling Battle

Oct 16th, 2013 | By

The Faces of Mesh – One Woman’s Baffling Battle October 4, 2013 By Aaron Leigh Horton *Editors Note– Vance is at UCLA at this writing and planning surgery with Dr. Raz on Friday, October 18,2013! Navigating through a violent Texas rainstorm in August was not how I pictured the moments leading up to my very
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Transvaginal Mesh Warnings to be Strengthened in Scotland at the Urging of Mesh-Injured

Oct 1st, 2013 | By
The Sunday Mail

Scotland is making changes in the way the public is warned about transvaginal mesh. The Scottish Parliament set up a transvaginal mesh working group in May 2013. Last week the TVM working group met with the Minister for Health and Well Being. Scotland’s Health Minister Alex Neil has ordered the National Health Service to warn
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Carpenter v. American Medical Systems Trial Delayed

May 8th, 2013 | By
Stewart Albertson

May 8, 2013 ~ The trial of Marion Carpenter v. American Medical Systems which was scheduled to begin in San Bernardino California, May 13th, has been delayed until January or February of 2014. Attorney Stewart Albertson tells MDND that decision was made by both sides appearing before Judge Bryan F. Foster, in the San Bernardino
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Suffering in Silence: Thousands of Canadian Women and Cherie Storozinski

May 3rd, 2013 | By
Cherie Storozinski

May 3, 2013~  “My name is Cherie Storozinski. I am 50 years old and live in Dauphin, Manitoba, Canada. I am a victim of transvagnial mesh.” That’s how Cherie started her email to MDND. Cherie, 50, had a wonderful life in rural Manitoba, Canada. She and her husband, Curt, live on 20 acres and run
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Canadian Women Seek Transvaginal Mesh Removal Help in the U.S.

Feb 20th, 2013 | By

February  20, 2013~  When CTV News (Canadian Television) did a story last April on transvaginal mesh injuries, the number of women coming forward stunned the reporter and producer. So the network did a follow-up Tuesday, February 19. Medical/Health Reporter Avis Favaro (background here) and producer Elizabeth St. Philip found more women speaking out to say
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