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FDA Better Late Than Never: Mass Recall Largest Ever Recorded

September 3, 2014 The situation with medical device and the FDA is often thought of as a chicken/egg situation.  Did device companies purposely set out to cut corners and save money first or was the FDA full of fuck ups that didn't know how to do...

WHEN WILL THE US BAN TRANSVAGINAL MESH?

June 20, 2014 One day after one of the country’s health boards voted to ban transvaginal mesh use in that country, Scotland’s Health Secretary Alex Neil has requested the use of mesh implants stop in Scotland until an investigation into mesh complications is conducted.  About 1,500...

May is Medical Mesh Awareness Month

May 1, 2014 As of January, 2014 more than 40,000 transvaginal mesh lawsuits have been filed against a number of TVM manufacturers, and more than 22,000 filed against GyneCare a subsidiary of Ethicon a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson and products include: Ethicon TVT Gynecare TVT Gynemesh PS Prolene Polypropylene Mesh...