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Vaginal Mesh Implants: Women Worldwide Claim Compensation For Pain and Complications

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Professor Carl Heneghan, who specialises in evidence-based medicine, stated that some of the devices used in vaginal-based procedures had not been clinically tested.  Furthermore, he was shocked by the number of women affected. The transvaginal...

Risk of Need for Hysterectomy After Insertion of Sterilisation Device Essure

Malcolm Underhill
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An investigation by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire Show has found a number of women underwent hysterectomies to remove a sterilisation device, Essure , used on the NHS. Laura Linkson, who was fitted with the Essure device in 2013, told the BBC...

'Never Events' Cause Never Ending Distress

Malcolm Underhill
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A patient’s entire testicle removed instead of the cyst on it.  The removal of a woman’s fallopian tube instead of an appendix.  A scalpel blade being left inside a patient following an operation. The above is not a synopsis of the...