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07:19 EST 8th February 2016 | BioPortfolio

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Low cost mesh for hernia repair is as good as commercial mesh, trial finds

Men undergoing hernia repair using a low cost mesh have a similar rate of hernia recurrence and postoperative complications as those treated with a commercial mesh, shows a randomised trial carried......

J&J Takes $12.5 M Hit in Philly Transvaginal Mesh Trial

Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit took a multi-million dollar trial loss over its transvaginal mesh implant at the end of last year, and 2016 started off with the Food and Drug Administration...

C.R. Bard Settles 3,000 Mesh Cases for $200 Million

Victims of transvaginal mesh injuries earned another victory over device manufacturers. C.R. Bard agreed to pay $200 million to settle roughly 3,000 cases, concluding about 20 percent of remaining law...

Biological Hernia-Repair Mesh Expensive and Unnecessary: Study

Using expensive biological mesh for repairing abdominal hernia walls, instead of using low-cost synthetic mesh, has added unnecessary costs and is not supported by evidence, according to a new report....

Study: One in 30 Women Require Further Surgery After Vaginal Mesh Implant

Roughly one in 30 women who have a vaginal mesh sling inserted to treat incontinence will need surgery again in less than 10 years to remove or replace the implant, according to a study published in J...

Low-Cost Mosquito Mesh Good Alternative for Hernia Repair in Poor Countries: Study

WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2016 -- Hernia repair with mosquito netting may be a viable alternative in countries where commercial mesh is too expensive, a new study says. Synthetic mesh is the preferred metho...

Scottish Government Apologizes to Mesh Victims While U.S. Remains Silent

In October 2015, Scotland’s Health Minister Shona Robison apologized to hundreds of Scottish women left in debilitating pain after receiving transvaginal mesh implants. It was a victory for Scot...

Mosquito netting reduces suffering of groin hernia at a fraction of the cost of surgical mesh

Mosquito mesh cannot just prevent malaria, but can also be used to reduce the suffering caused by groin hernia. A surgical operation using mosquito mesh to repair the hernia can give millions of peopl...

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Transvaginal mesh in the media following the 2011 US food and drug administration public health notification update.

Prompted by patients' changing perceptions of transvaginal mesh, this study examines how mesh has been reported in the news following the 2011 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated notificatio...

Randomized Multicenter Trial Comparing Glue Fixation, Self-gripping Mesh, and Suture Fixation of Mesh in Lichtenstein Hernia Repair (FinnMesh Study).

Three different mesh fixation techniques were compared to find out how to perform a safe and cost-effective open inguinal hernioplasty in day-case setting with the best outcomes with regard to chronic...

Long-term Results of a Randomized Double-blinded Prospective Trial of a Lightweight (Ultrapro) vs a Heavyweight Mesh (Prolene) in Laparoscopic Total Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair (TULP-trial).

The aim of the randomized clinical trial was to compare the 2 years of clinical outcomes of a lightweight (Ultrapro) vs a heavyweight (Prolene) mesh for laparoscopic total extraperitoneal (TEP) inguin...

The Role of Chronic Mesh Infection in Delayed-Onset Vaginal Mesh Complications or Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: Results From Explanted Mesh Cultures.

Vaginal mesh complications necessitating excision are increasingly prevalent. We aim to study whether subclinical chronically infected mesh contributes to the development of delayed-onset mesh complic...

Delayed laparoscopic mesh infection presenting as an abdominal mass.

A 56-year-old man presented with a delayed mesh infection 8 years following an elective laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) bilateral hernia repair. Sterile pus was drained percutaneously as a ...

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