If you have problems with a TVT mesh operation please report it to the Government's watchdog group, the MHRA. Dr Neil McGuire, of the MHRA, said patient safety was a team sport with complications reported by the medical profession, regulators and patients. The biggest problem? Most women have never heard of it. If you have suffered PLEASE report as … Continue reading Report TVT mesh problems
Thousands of people globally have been maimed for life through the use of surgical mesh in both incontinence and hernia operations. Sign the petition to remove it from the market. http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/an-urgent-review-is-required-on-the-medical-devices-tvt-tvto-tot-and-the-use-of-mesh-graft-for/ Daily Mail report: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2528600/Victory-Mail-surgery-left-thousands-agony-Hospitals-ordered-warn-patients-incontinence-operation-cruelly-wrong.html
Pain was so bad for Claire Cooper that she wished suicide was an option.
The Sunday Times 11 January 2015 A fake report saw mesh netting on the brink of medical approval. An Oxford scientist joined an undercover investigation to expose how the regulation of medical devices is so lax that mesh packaging for fruit could be approved as a medical device to be implanted in people’s bodies. Carl … Continue reading Scandal of fruit netting ‘approved as surgical implant’
Hospitals across the UK have different figures on complication rates. A quick look at hospital patient leaflets shows the following: Liverpool Hopsitals NHS Trust says there is a 10% failure rate Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust 2% Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust 5% Basildon and Thurrock 3% Central Manchester University Hospital 1% Hinchingbrooke NHS Trust 1% MHRA (Medical … Continue reading Differences in Hospital Literature Information
TVT The tape goes in the retro pubic space between the urethra and the bladder and comes out on your pubic area. TVTO The tape is inserted through the groin creases at the top of the leg and is taken through an area known as the obturator foramen. The tape sits under the urethra. This … Continue reading The difference between TVT and TVTO
American surgeon Dr Schlomo Raz of Los Angeles said he had removed more than 1,000 TVT tapes following complications. He said it could cure up to 80% of women – but a worrying 20% remained permanently disabled. (g) American surgeon, Donald Ostergard said in a paper for the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in … Continue reading Views of surgeons