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ABC News, Australia: J&J facing massive class action

A news report in Australia’s ABC News on 16th October 2012 tells how Johnson & Johnson is facing a massive class action which could make legal history in Australia.  The case was filed in the Federal Court on 15th October 2012 and relates to a transvaginal mesh implant for pelvic organ prolapse. The news article … Continue reading

10 Good Reasons to Avoid Mesh

If you are wondering whether to have synthetic mesh inserted for stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse, then you may wish to consider these ten good reasons for avoiding mesh.  Here are ten very good reasons below to avoid mesh: It’s a flawed product.  Basically, vaginal mesh is a cheap woven plastic material which … Continue reading

New Zealand Herald: surgical mesh costs millions

A news article published in the New Zealand Herald on 30th September 2012 explains how surgical mesh is being implanted into hundreds of New Zealanders despite the mesh being the subject of international lawsuits and warnings. The report refers to synthetic mesh used for hernia repairs and in gynaecological surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse … Continue reading

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