By: Joe Graedon May 23, 2019 0 Comments
    Did The FDA Bury Details About Defective Medical…

    The Food and Drug Administration has come under scrutiny for its approval and oversight of medical devices. In particular, metal-on-metal hip implants, plastic mesh for pelvic surgery, surgical staple…

    By: Joe Graedon April 18, 2019 19 Comments
    Pelvic Mesh Sales Halted by the FDA Due to Safet…

    The Food and Drug Administration has just announced that it is ordering an end to the use of synthetic mesh implants for transvaginal surgical repair of pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Synthetic mesh pro…

    By: Terry Graedon October 20, 2016 23 Comments
    What Are the Benefits and Risks of Mesh in Herni…

    When people need surgery to fix abdominal hernias, the surgeon often uses a piece of mesh to strengthen the hernia repairs. The investigators reviewed the records of all surgical hernia repairs in Den…