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# mesh - Last year 2021

Australian court upholds lawsuit against J&J for 'negligent' marketing of pelvic mesh implants
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Australian court upholds lawsuit against J&J for 'negligent' marketing of pelvic mesh implants

Mar 5th 2021, 1:47 PM 11,360 Views 14 Comments

Worldwide, more than two million women have had the mesh products implanted in their bodies.

# mesh - All time

Women 'dismissed' by doctors over mesh and epilepsy drug fears 'deserve apology'
# Ignored
# Ignored

Women 'dismissed' by doctors over mesh and epilepsy drug fears 'deserve apology'

Jul 8th 2020, 12:02 AM 21,831 Views 9 Comments

Irish patient groups call for a State apology and similar inquiries here following the publication of a UK report.

Funding for specialist centres confirmed after 'positive' meeting with vaginal mesh campaigners
# Mesh Survivors Ireland
# Mesh Survivors Ireland

Funding for specialist centres confirmed after 'positive' meeting with vaginal mesh campaigners

Nov 11th 2019, 5:49 PM 10,814 Views 0 Comments

The Minister has asked that an independent report be compiled detailing these patients’ experiences in the healthcare system.

Vaginal mesh implants: Women complain of delay in aftercare for severe complications
# Health
# Health

Vaginal mesh implants: Women complain of delay in aftercare for severe complications

Jun 16th 2019, 10:00 PM 23,469 Views 11 Comments

These surgeries have been suspended until recommendations made by the Chief Medical Officer are implemented.

FDA orders medical device companies to stop selling pelvic mesh
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

FDA orders medical device companies to stop selling pelvic mesh

Apr 17th 2019, 4:17 PM 21,116 Views 14 Comments

The FDA said it couldn’t assure women that these devices were safe and effective longterm.

Changes to vaginal surgeries as Minister praises women for 'making public their private suffering'
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

Changes to vaginal surgeries as Minister praises women for 'making public their private suffering'

Nov 21st 2018, 4:40 PM 11,388 Views 6 Comments

Irish women who have had these surgeries have reported complications like chronic pain, reduced mobility and recurrent infections.

Reports made of controversial laser treatments being offered in place of vaginal mesh devices
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

Reports made of controversial laser treatments being offered in place of vaginal mesh devices

Oct 30th 2018, 6:00 AM 15,190 Views 4 Comments

The FDA issued a warning about the use of these treatments in July.

Irish professor's research finds failure rate of some vaginal mesh treatments 'unacceptably high'
# Complications
# Complications

Irish professor's research finds failure rate of some vaginal mesh treatments 'unacceptably high'

Sep 18th 2018, 3:40 PM 6,181 Views 2 Comments

The use of these devices has been suspended in Ireland pending the results of a review by the Chief Medical Officer.

Ireland to pause use of transvaginal mesh after 'understandable public anxiety'
# Complications
# Complications

Ireland to pause use of transvaginal mesh after 'understandable public anxiety'

Jul 24th 2018, 7:09 PM 22,865 Views 4 Comments

Thousands of women across the world have suffered complications after having a vaginal mesh device implanted.

HSE tells doctors they must inform women of 'longterm pain' risk before vaginal mesh operations
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

HSE tells doctors they must inform women of 'longterm pain' risk before vaginal mesh operations

Jul 8th 2018, 8:00 AM 21,507 Views 6 Comments

The notification was issued immediately after a meeting between Minister for Health Simon Harris and women who were affected by vaginal mesh complications.

'A huge win for campaigners': Thousands of vaginal mesh cases to be reviewed in England
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

'A huge win for campaigners': Thousands of vaginal mesh cases to be reviewed in England

Jan 30th 2018, 11:44 AM 9,239 Views 5 Comments

Campaigners in Ireland are calling for a similar audit to be carried out here.

'It was cutting my husband during sex': Women with vaginal mesh complications take fight to the Dáil
# Vaginal Mesh
# Vaginal Mesh

'It was cutting my husband during sex': Women with vaginal mesh complications take fight to the Dáil

Jan 24th 2018, 6:32 PM 26,920 Views 13 Comments

Today a consultant from Scotland told TDs he stopped doing these procedures in 2014 because he believed the risks outweighed the benefits.

Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog
# Sling The Mesh
# Sling The Mesh

Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog

Oct 31st 2017, 6:05 AM 29,065 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 30th 2017, 10:00 PM 39,013 Views 29 Comments

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

10 items of sunny-day wear we should banish forever
# Mesh
From The Daily Edge
# Mesh

10 items of sunny-day wear we should banish forever

Jul 18th 2013, 3:40 PM 24,477 Views 10 Comments

The sun can sometimes bring out the ugly side of our wardrobes.