Posts Tagged ‘ transvaginal mesh ’

Linda Batiste’s Legacy

Aug 31st, 2015 | By
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MND, August 31, 2015 ~ WHO WAS LINDA BATISTE? The story of Linda Batiste’s life and death is best told by her only biological child, James Clinton, who shared a home with his mother and helped her through her final months before she died of brain and stomach cancer on Saturday, August 8. Batiste, 65,
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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
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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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Cook Medical Pelvic Mesh Readies for Trial

Jul 23rd, 2015 | By
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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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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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The Role of Bacterial Biofilms in Pelvic Mesh Slings for Incontinence

Jun 24th, 2015 | By
Biofilm, UC Berkley

According to ongoing research, bacterial biofilms are being studied for their role in inciting an autoimmune response in patients implanted with transvaginal mesh used to treat incontinence.  It’s long been noted that a mesh implant can cause pain, infection, organ perforation, nerve entrapment and vaginal scarring. Systemic symptoms have been noted as well and include muscle
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Restorative Justice Proposal for Transvaginal Mesh Harmed Women

Jun 15th, 2015 | By
Anonymous woman, WikiCommons

Restorative Justice Proposal for Transvaginal Mesh Harmed Women Proposed by Mesh Harmed Women May 29th 2015 Nonie Wideman Advocate for Mesh Harmed Women PO Box 134, Rose Prairie BC, Canada, V0C2H0 Honorable Joseph R. Goodwin, Judge P.O. Box 2546 Charleston, WV 25329-2546 7009 Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse 300 Virginia Street E. Charleston, WV 25301
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June: A Powerful Month for Empowered Women

Jun 3rd, 2015 | By
Mesh Awareness Movement in Charleston, WV

Welcome to Mesh Medical Device News Desk – a resource for news and information on this dark chapter in women’s health.   It appears women are the recipients of many sketchy medical devices that bypass any safety checks we assume are being conducted by the Food and Drug Administration before entering the market. That is a faulty
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*New* Upcoming Transvaginal Mesh Trials

May 19th, 2015 | By
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For all who might be interested in attending one of the upcoming mesh trials – here is a calendar of the latest cases ahead. Visiting for one day- perhaps opening arguments – is a real eye opener and gives a real appreciation on what must happen procedurally. Watch for evidence that is allowed in, evidence
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Doctor Directory: Miklos & Moore Talk Transvaginal Mesh

Apr 24th, 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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