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David and Teresa Sawyer Establish Patient Advocacy Group TVTNO.org

May 31st, 2012 | By
David & Teresa Sawyer of TVTNo.org

May 31, 2012 ~  David and Teresa Sawyer from Curtice, Ohio faced a traumatic introduction to a medical device that would change their lives. When Teresa was implanted with a transvaginal tape (TVT) bladder lift in February 2010 she had an almost immediate reaction. Teresa explains “my whole body went nuts.” She says, “I couldn’t
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Consumer Reports Campaign email Alerts Million About Defective Medical Devices

Mar 13th, 2012 | By
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MARCH 12, 2012 ~ How bad are medical devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration? Reuters reports (here) that Consumer Reports believes they are very bad. The president of the 76-year-old publication wrote in an email to 1 million subscribers this year that, “The implant that fixed your knee or your heart may
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