Posts Tagged ‘ fistula ’

Study: Safety of Trans Vaginal Mesh procedure: retrospective study of 684 patients.

Jan 27th, 2013 | By

Safety of Trans Vaginal Mesh procedure: retrospective study of 684 patients. This is the study by the French researchers known as the TVM group who were perfecting the Prolift technique, learning to develop tools or trocars to implant the mesh in a woman’s pelvic area.  Find it here. The study had an average follow-up rate
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What Happened to the FDA Request for Transvaginal Mesh Studies?

Sep 19th, 2012 | By
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September 19, 2012 ~ Last January, after a five-fold increase in complications was noted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concerning synthetic mesh used in women to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the FDA ordered mesh makers to find out why. At the time, the unprecedented request was
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Will the FDA Grant J&J’s Request to Stop the Studies?

Jun 9th, 2012 | By
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A few folks have asked whether or not the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Ethicon’s request to place a hold on a three-year study on the complications with transvaginal mesh? The short answer is, not yet. No doubt Ethicon, a division of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), was not looking forward to spending in
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Linda Dodson: Suffering in Silence no Longer after Mesh and Medical Mishaps

Dec 1st, 2011 | By
Twin sisters Linda Dodson and Brenda Mann Jones

Linda Dodson, a dark-haired, attractive Georgia peach with a long southern drawl to match decided to visit a new gynecologist near her home in Georgia, just south east of Atlanta. After about 30 minutes on the exercise bicycle she would experience a muscle spasm in the urethra area. Not a big deal, she thought.