Posts Tagged ‘ Organ perforation ’

Shortcomings of Vaginal Mesh Do Not Add Up – Are Docs Paying Attention?

Aug 9th, 2012 | By
Amy Gezon

August 9, 2012, by Amy Gezon ~ In the weeks preceding the first landmark settlement against the manufacturers of surgical mesh implants used in the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI), the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) (here) published an article promoting the prophylactic use of mesh slings at
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Hundreds of Utah Women File Lawsuits Alleging Complications for Pelvic Implants

Jul 8th, 2012 | By
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~Salt Lake Tribune, July 8, 2012 “Lee” had a pelvic mesh sling implanted six years ago to treat incontinence, which was an inconvenience. But after two surgeries and continuing health complications, Lee and about 50 other Utah women have filed lawsuits alleging they are suffering “severe and permanent  bodily injuries” from the pelvic mesh devices
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J&J Continued to Sell Vaginal Mesh Implant After FDA Ordered Halt

Jun 26th, 2012 | By

June 26, 2012 ~ Johnson & Johnson, the global healthcare company, has once again found itself in the spotlight for failing to follow the rules. J & J was ordered to stop selling a controversial vaginal mesh product, the Gynecare Prolift,  but kept selling it even after being warned by the U.S. Food and Drug
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