Posts Tagged ‘ Incontinence ’

Welcome to Mesh News Desk

Feb 1st, 2016 | By
MAM rally in Charleston, WV in 2015

February 1, 2016~ Welcome to Mesh News Desk, Your Resource for mesh-related news and information. This site began more than four years ago when mesh litigation was in its early stages. Today there  more than 100,000 lawsuits filed in the U.S. alone and as well as cases filed around the globe.  At the same time
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FDA Rules To Reclassify POP Vaginal Mesh as High Risk!

Jan 4th, 2016 | By
Uphold, Boston Scientific, still on the market

January 4, 2016 ~ An expert panel convened by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided in September 2011 that mesh used to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) should be reclassified as high risk from its moderate risk (Class II) status. Today, the FDA announced POP mesh would finally be reclassified as a high
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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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June – Watching and Waiting for News of Mesh Settlements, Reclassification

Jun 2nd, 2014 | By
April 24, New Brunswick NJ

Tensions are beginning to get strained over the extremely long wait for justice for the mesh- injured. Welcome to Mesh News Desk aka MMDND your source for all news mesh-related. Much is happening at this time but much of it is behind the scenes.   Take for example, the recent announcement that Endo/AMS had decided to
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*NEW* The Doctors: Risks of Mesh Implants for Bladder Control

May 21st, 2014 | By

“The one way I know how to describe it is “suicidal”  That’s  stabbed from the inside.” “There is nothing wrong with you its in year head, you might be crazy,” says the doctor. That’s the show “teaser for The Doctors, television show. It is not clear when this segment is running, though it appears May
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Endo Offers $830 Million to Settle 20K AMS Pelvic Mesh Lawsuits

Apr 30th, 2014 | By
endo logo  two

*This Just In* Late this afternoon, Endo Health Solutions announced it had reached an agreement with several law firms to settle in principle about 20,000 defective pelvic mesh lawsuits sold by its subsidiary American Medical Systems. Here is Endo’s news release.   Here is Exhibit A: Resolution Framework: MR press release about the settlement
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FDA: *IMPORTANT* How To Weigh in on Reclassifying Pelvic Mesh To High-Risk!

Apr 29th, 2014 | By
D20proliftm graphic  he wrote it

*NEW*  Readers of Mesh News Desk understand that the Food and Drug Administration has allowed  the polypropylene-based material onto the market to treat pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence with very little scrutiny.  In fact, the 510(k) approval process is an approval to sell, and does not require safety and efficacy assurances. Now the agency is
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Day Five: Lewis v Ethicon: Ticking Time Bomb

Feb 15th, 2014 | By

Lawyers for the plaintiff Carolyn Lewis (C.L.) wrapped up their defective product case against Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) on Friday, February 14th, Valentine’s Day, capping off the day with C.L. on the stand. Before that there was more testimony via videotape from scientists working with Ethicon to show the company knew it had a problem but
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Autoimmune Diseases and Surgical Mesh – Causation or Correlation?

Jan 28th, 2014 | By

Writer and researcher Noni Wideman has been at it again, uncovering the links to many autoimmune diseases that seem to plague mesh-implanted persons. This  does not mean there is a cause-effect but certainly there is a correlation seen with many of these diseases cropping up among those who have had mesh implanted to treat prolapse,
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MND Interviews Dr. Veronikis: On Transvaginal Mesh, Injuries and Explants

Dec 19th, 2013 | By
Dr. D. Veronikis

The name of Dr. Dionysios Veronikis St. Louis is one that is increasingly heard among mesh-injured women.  Dr. Veronikis tells Mesh News Desk (MND) he now spends half of his time doing mesh removal surgeries, also known as explants, and although he still uses synthetic mesh on rare occasions, his surgical skills allow him to
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