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# Complications

Last year
# Health Committee
Dáil committee hears women with vaginal mesh complications were told pain was 'in their minds'
Thousands of women across the world who had these surgeries have suffered life-changing complications.
All time
# Complications
Two Swedish players, including Juve star, test positive for Covid-19 ahead of Euros opener with Spain
Unlike their Spanish opponents, the Swedish team will not be vaccinated ahead of the tournament.
# Complications
Another Irish absentee as Donegal star withdraws from 2021 AFLW season due to husband's travel issues
Yvonne Bonner has been placed on Greater Western Sydney Giants’ inactive list.
# Complications
Addison's back continues to be a frustration, hip op had been planned for Henderson
Ulster had hoped the Ireland second row would be able to complete his recovery during sport’s shutdown, but the surgery was delayed.
# Complications
Ireland’s World Cup seeding won’t be affected if Italy game is cancelled
Quirk of World Rugby’s ranking system safeguards Ireland from losing valuable points as they hope to be top seeds in November draw for 2023 tournament.
# Complications
Irish professor's research finds failure rate of some vaginal mesh treatments 'unacceptably high'
The use of these devices has been suspended in Ireland pending the results of a review by the Chief Medical Officer.
# Complications
Ireland to pause use of transvaginal mesh after 'understandable public anxiety'
Thousands of women across the world have suffered complications after having a vaginal mesh device implanted.
# vaginal mesh
NHS suspends vaginal mesh operations in England over risk of 'life-changing injuries'
The chair of an independent review said she had not seen evidence that the benefits of mesh outweigh the “severity of human suffering” caused by complications.
# Complications
'He's still working with us for the next nine months': Scotland ready to make Ulster wait for McFarland
A solution is needed to stop a sense of transition seeping in to the first half of Ulster’s season.
# Complications
'It needs to be stopped': Vaginal mesh patients ask Chief Medical Officer to listen to their stories
The HSE said Dr Holohan’s review will be completed in the coming months but did not confirm whether he would be engaging with patients.
'Incontinence, groin pain, I find it hard to walk and physical relations with my husband are impossible'
Niamh had a vaginal mesh operation 10 years ago and says even though she is only 58, she now feels like she is 90.
# sling the mesh
Patients encouraged to report vaginal mesh complications to Irish health watchdog
Some women have described experiencing chronic pain for years after these surgeries.
# Complications
Japanese warning on foreskin surgery after series of surgical blunders
The painful issues caused by the mistakes included swelling and erectile dysfunction.
# Surgery
Eight women have died in India after a government sterilisation programme went wrong
Another 64 women are in hospital, with 24 of them in serious condition.
# issue
All-Ireland soccer team will never happen – Keith Gillespie
The former Manchester United star has dismissed Enda Kenny’s recent suggestion.
# friends of the coombe
'We had poems ready for his funeral': Charity calendar celebrates survivor babies
Friends of the Coombe are releasing their calendar for 2014, featuring toddlers who combined spent more than three years in the hospital. Read one of the stories behind it here.
# El Presidente
Venezuela cancels New Year's Eve parties as Chavez takes turn for the worse
The Venezuelan president has developed new complications from an infection after undergoing his latest round of cancer-related surgery.
# El Presidente
Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say
The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.
# Surgery
Triple limb transplant patient loses leg
The world-first operation has run into complications, with doctors forced to remove the transplanted leg a day after surgery.