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Women’s Health Medical Devices Market Research Report just published

A Women’s Health Medical Devices Market Research Report has just been published by Market Reports World offering insight into growth markets and unmet needs in the women’s health industry, analysis of trends and of current and future competition in the U.S. market, and looking into what has hindered the adoption of newer technologies, among other things. It specifically offers physicians’ perspectives, with perceptive quotes from leading gynecologists, urogynecologists, interventional radiologists, and general surgeons from around the world. The women’s health medical device market includes technologies such as global endometrial devices, endometrial resection devices, uterine fibroid embolization agents, female sterilization devices, ... Read More

Plaintiff seeks $10 million for transvaginal mesh injuries

A surgery to correct pelvic organ prolapse (POP) using transvaginal mesh sold by Bard Healthcare allegedly led to serious injury and pain for one Illinois woman, who is now suing the manufacturer for damages totaling nearly $10 million. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff was fitted with the Pelvitex polypropylene vaginal mesh system in 2005. Like many vaginal mesh recipients, the plaintiff suffered from a condition that occurs when weakened ligaments and muscles cause some pelvic organs, such as the uterus and bladder, to drop and protrude through the vagina. POP is usually attributed to childbirth, menopause, and hysterectomy. Transvaginal ... Read More

HPV test largely unnecessary, doctors advise

Recently a young woman posed a question to the “Ask the Expert” section on the Healthy Women (HW) website. The site is the nation’s leading independent health information source for women, providing information and answers about women’s personal health care questions for more than 20 years. The 32-year-old woman said she asked her health care provider about an HPV test, but the doctor told her she doesn’t need it, and she wondered why.  HPV stands for human papillomavirus, a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer. Isn’t all preventive testing a good thing, she wondered? The answer may surprise ... Read More