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#vaginal mesh

# vaginal-mesh - Saturday 23 December, 2017

More than ten women to sue the HSE in 2018 over vaginal mesh implants

It is also expected a further 20 private patients will take action in the New Year.

# vaginal-mesh - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis

Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.

# vaginal-mesh - Saturday 2 December, 2017

Surgeon says vaginal mesh patients' complications were 'ignored' by doctors

Just this week a leaked report from the UK’s health watchdog recommended banning one of these surgeries.

# vaginal-mesh - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Minister orders report into vaginal mesh devices after Irish women experience 'constant pain'

The health minister said he takes it “extraordinarily seriously” if anyone is experiencing pain as a result of a surgery in this country.

# vaginal-mesh - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Minister Zappone to raise Irish women's vaginal mesh complications with Simon Harris

Concerns about procedures using these devices have been raised in recent months amid international scrutiny and hundreds of law suits.

# vaginal-mesh - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog

Some women have described experiencing chronic pain for years after these surgeries.

# vaginal-mesh - Monday 30 October, 2017

'It had cut through and was sticking there': Irish women share vaginal mesh horror stories

The devices have been subject to international scrutiny over the last year and Irish women have now started to speak out about complications.

# vaginal-mesh - Monday 18 September, 2017

Irish women take legal action over 'razor blade' vaginal mesh implants

Women have reported issues such as headaches, lack of energy, discharge, bleeding and pain years after their surgery.

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