Posts Tagged ‘ Mesh medical Device News Desk ’

Four Years of News on Pelvic and Hernia Mesh Problems

Aug 1st, 2015 | By
Jane Akre, editor
Mesh NewsDesk

Happy Birthday to Mesh News Desk.   Four years old this month began the journey.  From 2,500 mesh injury cases then, there are now more than 80,500 filed in one court, hernia and pelvic mesh problems continue to mount as does mesh litigation. To add to these staggering numbers, pelvic and hernia mesh is still used
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J&J Should Break Up

Jul 21st, 2015 | By
Cramer, CNBC.com

Jim Cramer of CNBC is known for waving his arms about the latest stock trades or dumb business decisions.   Now he is adamant that healthcare giant Johnson & Johnson should break up.  In Monday’s rant, he says the company is divided clearly into three distinct divisions, Pharmaceutical, Consumer Goods and Medical Devices, the latter
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Lawsuit Financing: What You Need to Know Before You Borrow

Jul 15th, 2015 | By
Scales of Justice, WikiCommons

SPONSORED CONTENT Mesh News Desk editor, Jane Akre interviewed Mark Bello of Lawsuit Financial Corp of Farmington Hills, Michigan. Mr. Bello provides MND readers with some solid information they need to understand before reaching out to seek funding to make ends meet in advance of a expected lawsuit settlement. Yes, funding in advance of a
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*New* Judge Goodwin’s June 2 Status Hearing – on Mesh, Medicare and Media

Jun 21st, 2015 | By
Judge Joseph R. Goodwin, overseeing bellwether mesh trials

Many readers have asked about the contents of the June 2 Status hearing in Charleston, West Virginia called by Judge Joseph Goodwin. He is overseeing more than 77,000 pelvic mesh cases in his federal courtroom. The hearing brought lawyers from five mesh manufacturers (Bard, AMS, Boston Scientific, Ethicon and Coloplast) as well as the attorneys
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Urogynecologist Dr. Walker Talks Mesh Removals and Worst Offenders

Jun 8th, 2015 | By
dr walker high res cropped

Dr. Christopher Walker is a Urogynecologist located in Orlando, Florida. His practice focuses on urogynecology and female pelvic reconstruction.  His office link Besturogyn.com 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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June: A Powerful Month for Empowered Women

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By
Mesh Awareness Movement in Charleston, WV

Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk – a resource for news and information on this dark chapter in women’s health.   It appears women are the recipients of many sketchy medical devices that bypass any safety checks we assume are being conducted by the Food and Drug Administration before entering the market. That is a faulty
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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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*New* Scottish Mesh Survivors Erect Website for Mesh-Injured

Apr 20th, 2015 | By
Elaine and Olive, Scottish Mesh Survivors

The Scottish Mesh Survivors has a newly erected website to solidify the unity of women who are part of the mesh-injured community in Scotland.  Check it out here. Elaine Holmes and Olive McIlroy are featured.   They are two of the leaders of the group who petitioned their Scottish Parliament to hold a hearing on
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Welcome to Mesh News Desk

Apr 7th, 2015 | By
Akre at M&M surgical suites

Hello Everyone!  Welcome to Mesh News Desk…. also known a Mesh Medical Device News Desk.   If you are new to the pelvic and hernia mesh complications, you are at the right place. Started nearly four years ago, Mesh News Desk (MND) attempts to keep readers up-to-date on the latest events concerning this common medical
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Upcoming Mesh Trials Take a Slow Pace for the Injured

Apr 7th, 2015 | By
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The following is a list of upcoming pelvic mesh-injury trials that will be heard this year. This list is subject to change and likely will. Some will be added. Some will settle in advance of trial.  Regardless, with 74,522 product liability cases filed in this one court, consolidated in West Virginia, (as of today, April
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