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# complications - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

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 - Thursday 27 February, 2020

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 - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

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 - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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.

# complications - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

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 - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'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 - Sunday 11 March, 2018

'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.

# complications - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'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.

# complications - 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.

# complications - Sunday 24 July, 2016

Japanese warning on foreskin surgery after series of surgical blunders

The painful issues caused by the mistakes included swelling and erectile dysfunction.

# complications - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

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.

# complications - Saturday 16 November, 2013

From The42 All-Ireland soccer team will never happen – Keith Gillespie Issue

All-Ireland soccer team will never happen – Keith Gillespie

The former Manchester United star has dismissed Enda Kenny’s recent suggestion.

# complications - Monday 28 October, 2013

'We had poems ready for his funeral': Charity calendar celebrates survivor babies Friends Of The Coombe This post contains images

'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.

# complications - Monday 31 December, 2012

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.

# complications - Friday 14 December, 2012

Chavez suffered 'complications' but recovering, his aides say

The leader of Venezuela underwent treatment for cancer in Cuba earlier this week.

# complications - Sunday 22 January, 2012

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.