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# mesh - Friday 5 March, 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 11,359 Views 14 Comments

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

# mesh - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

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 21,826 Views 9 Comments

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

# mesh - Monday 11 November, 2019

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 10,810 Views 0 Comments

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

# mesh - Sunday 16 June, 2019

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 23,463 Views 11 Comments

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

# mesh - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

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 21,111 Views 14 Comments

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

# mesh - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

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 11,385 Views 6 Comments

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

# mesh - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

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 15,169 Views 4 Comments

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

# mesh - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

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 6,178 Views 2 Comments

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

# mesh - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

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 22,862 Views 4 Comments

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

# mesh - Sunday 8 July, 2018

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 21,504 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.

# mesh - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

'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 9,237 Views 5 Comments

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

# mesh - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

'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 26,905 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.

# mesh - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

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.

# mesh - Monday 30 October, 2017

'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 39,009 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.

# mesh - Thursday 18 July, 2013

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 24,371 Views 10 Comments

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