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Mesh / Medical Device News Desk

Oct 19th, 2011 | By
Mesh / Medical Device News Desk

Thanks for stopping by. Many years from now the public will probably look back and say “They put permanently implanted medical devices in people without any scientific review for safety? ” By then it may seem a perfectly normal question, but for now, Mesh/Medical Device News Desk (MDND) is devoted to telling the stories of
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Liz Reece: Suffering in Silence Until “Angel” Doctor Removed Surgical Mesh

Oct 11th, 2011 | By
Liz Reece: Suffering in Silence Until “Angel” Doctor Removed Surgical Mesh

Liz Reece is a 48-year-old woman from Oxfordshire, United Kingdom who had a mild case of incontinence. “I went into an Oxford hospital’s pelvic clinic for incontinence and had the urodynamics test which showed mild stress incontinence,” she told MDND. Share this:



We hope you find this a helpful resource. National News Editor, Jane Akre, began MDND with the hope of providing the latest news, information and perspective from the regulatory, industry and patient point of view, something that goes under-reported in much of the coverage of medical devices. The public is just now becoming aware that many devices do not undergo the same scrutiny as prescription drugs and are instead grandfathered in under an FDA loophole that has gone largely unchanged since the 1970s. As a result, patients become the post-market clinical trial subjects, and many suffer devastating and permanent injuries.