Posts Tagged ‘ transvaginal mesh ’

*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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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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Doctor Directory: Miklos & Moore Talk Transvaginal Mesh

Mar 18th, 2015 | By
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As part of a series, Mesh News Desk interviews doctors who are dealing with mesh complications. This month it is Miklos & Moore and their http://www.meshsurgeons.com/, International Urogynecology Associates, based in Atlanta, Georgia. A large part of their practice is now dealing with complications from polypropylene transvaginal mesh implants. These are the voices who make
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*Update* Cook Medical Transvaginal Mesh Bellwether Trial Will Not Begin in May

Mar 16th, 2015 | By
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**UPDATE –  The cases of  Ailey and Lingo are dismissed and will not be pursued. The next two cases scheduled, Hovey and Watkins were also dismissed with prejudice by the plaintiffs on April 16th.  See the So. District of WV Cook MDL page here.     There are no further Cook Medical product liability trials
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REPEAL THE BIOMATERIALS ACCESS ASSURANCE ACT OF ’98

Feb 26th, 2015 | By
biomaterial act

Petitioning U.S. House of Representatives This petition will be delivered to: U.S. House of Representatives REPEAL THE BIOMATERIALS ACCESS ASSURANCE ACT OF ’98 We, the undersigned, call on the United States House of Representatives to consider repealing the Biomaterials Access Assurance Act of 1998 and hold any supplier of raw material such as Dacron, Polytetrafluoroethylene
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Bard Execs Sell Off Stock, Make No Promises to Investors

Feb 22nd, 2015 | By
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Sleek Money reports (here) that  the Chief Operating Officer for C.R. Bard, John H. Weiland sold off 13,616 shares of company stock on Tuesday, February 17. With the stock selling at $174.51 a share, it brought Mr. Weiland $2,376,128.16, according to the report.  The sale was disclosed in a SEC filing. See it here. The COO currently
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Mesh Operations Continue in Scotland Despite Suspension

Feb 22nd, 2015 | By
from Sunday Mail, Scotland

Journalist Marion Scott is leading the way again with her reporting on the mesh surgery scandal in Scotland. According to her article in the Daily Record and Sunday Mail, ever since the government urged the country to stop using transvaginal mesh in that country, there have been 166 operations. Scott reports eight health boards have
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Slater Addresses Scottish Parliament Committee

Feb 12th, 2015 | By
Adam Slater, Mazie, Slater

The Scottish Parliament’s Public petitions Committee have confirmed that our long awaited meeting with US Solicitor Adam Slater presenting his video-link evidence against transvaginal mesh devices and the manufacturers will be on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 10:00 am in Edinburgh.  The MHRA and European Commission have also been invited to participate. It has been decided by
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Ethicon Abbrevo – A TVT Family Member- Day Two of Pelvic Mesh Trial

Jan 28th, 2015 | By
Dr. Peggy Pence, Linda Gross trial Feb. 2013

The TVT-Abbrevo, one of Ethicon’s “Family of TVT” meshes to treat for stress urinary incontinence is the focus of the Perry v. Ethicon product liability trial.   Thanks to Courtroom View Network for access to the proceedings in Kern Co.  Coleen Perry of Bakersfield, California, and her husband Patrick, have sued Johnson & Johnson and its
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NEW * Mesh Graphic Says it All!

Jan 22nd, 2015 | By
by Jade R.

Here is an image sent to Mesh News by Jade R. Thank you Jade. No further words are needed. What would your caption be?