Posts Tagged ‘ Prolene Hernia System ’

Suffering in Silence: Hernia Mesh Patient Bruce Rosenberg

Jan 6th, 2014 | By
Bruce Rosenberg and '64 LeMans convertible

Transvaginal mesh has been used in women to shore up pelvic organs since the late 1990s but long before that, the same polypropylene mesh was used in the treatment of hernias. In fact, it was thought that pelvic organ prolapse (POP) where the bladder, vagina, uterus or colon fall through the vaginal opening due to
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Hernia Mesh Complications- Is the FDA Watching? Part II

Nov 28th, 2012 | By
Dr. Kevin Petersen, YouTube, No Insurance Surgery

November 28, 2012 ~ Continuation from Part I, According to hernia mesh removal surgeon, Dr. Kevin Petersen, in a certain percentage of patients, the body will detect hernia mesh as a foreign material and will reject it. Symptoms may include scar tissue that leads to chronic pain and causes mesh to shrink and shrivel up,
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Sheri Ragan Still Suffering from Biologic Hernia Mesh

Feb 3rd, 2012 | By
Sheri Ragan

Sheri Ragan is playing the waiting game – waiting for a hospital in Ormond Beach, Florida to decide when and if it will take Medicaid so she can have an infected biologic mesh implant removed by the doctor of her choice. At 42, Ragan still doesn’t know how she ended up with six years of
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