Posts Tagged ‘ Mesh News Desk ’

Better Understanding the Female Body with Dr. Una Lee Offers Help to Pelvic Prolapse Patients

Aug 25th, 2015 | By
New Day segment King-TV, Seattle July 22, 2015

 MND, August 25, 2015 ~ King 5-TV in Seattle did a health segment in July on pelvic floor problems including prolapse and incontinence.  Featured was Dr. Una Lee of Virginia Mason Hospital, a urologist who trained under Dr. Shlomo Raz at UCLA. “Better Understanding the Female Body with Dr. Lee”  was sponsored by Virginia Mason
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Edwards Pelvic Mesh Trial Delayed, Huskey Trial Verdict Will Stand, 200 J&J Cases Readied for Trial

Aug 20th, 2015 | By
Federal courthouse, Charleston, WV

MND, August 20, 2015 ~ There have been some new developments in Ethicon transvaginal mesh litigation.  The first news is that the upcoming trial of Edwards v. Ethicon (2:12-cv-09972) will not commence August 24 but is rescheduled for January 11, 2016. Tonya Edwards, 43, a Georgia resident, was implanted with a TVT-O by Dr. Harold
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Policy for Comments on Mesh News Desk

Aug 20th, 2015 | By
Mesh News Desk 200

MND, August 20, 2015 ~ The goal of this website, Mesh News Desk (Mesh Medical Device News Desk)  is to provide information to survivors of pelvic and hernia mesh and medical devices to create empowered patients about the dangers and pitfalls of mesh implants. Over the past six months or so, we’ve seen some blogging
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Dr. Walker Answers Your Questions About Pelvic Mesh

Aug 19th, 2015 | By
dr walker and purple cropped

Mesh News Desk, August 19, 2015~  MND editor, Jane Akre asked many of you on our Facebook page to pose questions to Dr. Christopher Walker, a urogynecologist located in Orlando,  Florida.   He is one of the new doctors around the country who is capable of addressing mesh explants (removals) with a minimum of harm
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Keeton and the FDA Conspiracy Concerning Pelvic Mesh

Aug 3rd, 2015 | By
Lana Keeton, Spirit of Justice Statue Dec 2014

MND, August 3, 2015 ~ Lana Keeton seeks compensatory damages of $7 million and punitive damages of $21 million from J&J, the FDA, its lawyers and employees. This story is continued from Part One. She’s a tough talking Texan given to accolades to the above, “This is God’s purpose for me. He perfectly prepared me
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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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Medical Compensation – When A Caller Asks If You’ve Had a Bladder Sling

Jul 27th, 2015 | By
Caller, On Hold Webstore

MND, July 27, 2015 ~ Sometimes one can actually find humor in this mesh mess.  Easy for me to say, I’m not injured. But let me share this with you – the ultimate irony. Frankly, I couldn’t believe my ears. Late last week I got a call from “Patrick.”  He had an Indian accent. Patrick
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Cook Medical Pelvic Mesh Readies for Trial

Jul 23rd, 2015 | By
cook website

MND, July 23, 2015 ~ In this Op-Ed story by Joe Saunders, Saunders and Walker, he reports Cook Medical is preparing for trial of hundreds of women implanted with its form of pelvic mesh.   Implanted transvaginally like polypropylene (PP) mesh, the biologic mesh from Cook Medical is made from pig intestines. It is supposed to
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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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Patient Advocate Lana Keeton Sues J&J, FDA for Criminal Obstruction of Justice – Dead Women Matter!

Jul 20th, 2015 | By
Keeton at Hart Senate Office Dec 2014

Lana Keeton has probably done more to bring awareness of the pelvic mesh mess than any single individual. She has spoken to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), held rallies in Washington, D.C., testified to the expert panel convened to discuss transvaginal mesh in September 2011. Having worked within the system for so long, with
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