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Surgical Mesh Listings, The Manufacturers and updates on Worldwide Mesh Litigation

Updated: 30th September 2012

List of Manufacturers and Surgical Mesh Products

American Medical Systems Products
Elevate Vault Suspension System
Elevate with InteXen LP Prolapse Repair System
Elevate Anterior & Posterior Prolapse Repair System
Perigee Vault Suspension System
Perigee Systems with PC Coated IntePro Lite
Apogee Vault Suspension System
Apogee Systems with PC Coated IntePro Lite
Apogee Vault Suspension System
SPARC Sling System
SPARC Self-Fixating Sling System
Monarc Sling System
Monarc Subfascial Hammock
BioArc SP Sling System
BioArc TO Subfascial Hammock
In-Fast Ultra Transvaginal Sling
IVS Tunneller
Large Pore Polypropylene Mesh
MiniArc Precise Single-Incision Sling

ProLite Mesh
ProLite Ultra
ProLoop Mesh
All Atrium C-QUR products

Optilene Mesh

CR Bard Products
Avaulta® Anterior Biosynthetic Support System (w/ Sofradim)
Avaulta® Posterior Biosynthetic Support System (w/ Sofradim)
Avaulta Plus® Anterior Biosynthetic Support System (w/ Sofradim)
Avaulta Plus® Posterior Biosynthetic Support System (w/ Sofradim)
Avaulta Solo® Anterior Biosynthetic Support System (w/ Sofradim)
Avaulta Solo® Posterior Biosynthetic Support System(w/ Sofradim)
Avaulta Solo® Support System
Avaulta Solo® Synthetic Support System
BioSynthetic Support System *
PelviSoft Biomesh (w/ Tissue Sciences Labs Ltd.)
Pelvicol Acellular Collagen Matrix (w/ Tissue Sciences Labs Ltd.)
Pelvitex (w/ Sofradim)
Pelvitex Polypropylene Mesh
Pelvitex Propylene Mesh
Pelvilace (w/ Tissue Sciences Labs Ltd.)
Innerlace (w/ Tissue Sciences Labs Ltd.)
Ajust Sling
CollaMend Implant
Uretex SUP Pubourethral Sling (w/ Sofradim)
Uretex Pubovaginal Sling
Uretex Pubovaginal Support Kit
Uretex TO, TOO2 and TOO3 Transobturator Urethral Support System (w/ Sofradim)
Uretex TO Avaulta Biosynthetic System
Ugytex Mesh (w/ Sofradim)
Urytex Dual Knit Mesh

Boston Scientific Products
Pinnacle Pelvic Floor Repair Kit (I or II)
Uphold Vaginal Support System
Advantage Fit Sling System
Obtryx Curved Single
Obtryx Mesh Sling System
Prefyx PPS Sling System
Prefyx System Mid-Urethral Mesh Sling System
Solyx SIS System
Lynx Suprapubic Mid-Urethral Sling System
Polyform Synthetic Mesh

Caldera Medical
Caldera Desara Slings
Caldera Ascend AC Anteior/Posterior Mesh
Caldera Popmesh

Aris Transobturator Sling
Exair Prolapse Repair System

Covidian Products
IVS Tunneler Intra-Vaginal Sling
IVS Tunneler Placement Device
Parietene Polypropylene Mesh
Surgipro Polypropylene Surgical Mesh

Ethicon - Johnson & Johnson Ethicon Products
Prolene Polypropylene Mesh Patch Secur
Prolene (Polypropylene) Mesh
Prolift+M Total, Anterior and Posterior Pelvic Floor Repair Systems
Prolift Total, Anterior and Posterior Pelvic Floor Repair Systems
Gynemesh PS
Gynemesh PS Prolene Soft Mesh
Gynecare Prolift
Gynecare Prolift + M
Gynecare TVT Mesh Sling (includes TVT-O, TVT-S)
TVT Obturator
TVT Exact
TVT Abbrevo
TVT Retropubic
UltraPro Mesh

Generic Medical Devices
Sling Model Prodcut Code 1010 and 1020
Urinary Incontinence Sling
Urinary Incontinence Sling Model 1012
Universal Surgical Mesh Model 100

Mentor (Now Coloplast)
ObTape Trans-Obturator Surgical Sling
Aris Sling

Mpathy Medical
Restorelle Polypropylene Mesh
Minimesh Polypropylene Mesh
Minitape Extra Urethral Sling
Minitape Urethral Sling
Omnisure Urethral Sling OTK52

Mini Sling- Single Incision Urethral Sling
Easy Lift Single Incision, Pelvic Organ Repair & Reconstruction System
Zippere Mini Sling

Proxy Biomedical
VitaMesh Blue
Polyform Synthetic Mesh

Pelvetex Polypropylene Mesh Patch
Uretex Pubovaginal Sling
Uretex Pubovaginal Support Kit
Uretex TO
Uretex TO Avaulta BioSynthetic System *
Uretex TOO2
Uretex TOO3

Tyco Healthcare
IVS Tunneller

Angiologica B.M. SRL Repol Angimesh
Brennen Medical Surgical Mesh Glucamesh/Glucatex
Neomedic Surelift Prolapse System
Proxy Biomedical Polyform
Specialities Remeex Needleless Sling
Specialities Reemex- Remeex System for Urinary Incontinence
Sutures India Trulene Mesh
Uroplasty I-Stop Mid-urethral Sling Models IS- 1000, IS-2000, IS-3000, and IS-4000

News from the USA
Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Update

The transvaginal mesh (TVM) litigation is moving forward and bellwether trials have been scheduled. Currently the bellweather trials for the four primary TVM manufacturers are as follows:

Ethicon: January 2013
C.R. Bard: March 2013 and June 2013
Boston Scientific: later in 2013
American Medical Systems (AMS): later in 2013

While these are the four largest TVM manufacturers, there are many others that are also the subject of litigation. These include, but are not limited to:

Caldera Medical Inc.
Caldera Mesh
Ascend Blue Mesh AC
Desara Mesh Sling
Ugytex Mesh/Pelvitex Polypropylene Mesh
Parietex Surgical Meshes
Parietex Optimized Composite Mesh & Parietex Optimized Composite Mesh (PCO-OSX References)
Parietene Duo and Quadra Polypropylene Meshes
Ugytex Sual Knit Mesh
Coloplast A/S
Restorelle Polypropylene Mesh
Mentor Novasilk
Aris Transobturator Sling
Mpathy Medical Devices, Inc.
Restorelle Polypropylene Mesh
Minimesh Polypropylene Mesh
Marketing Solutions Inc.
iPelvimesh/Hermesh 7
Prosburg, Inc.
Minisling Adjustable Polymer Sling & Surgical Mesh with Self-Anchoring System
Zippere - Bioabsorbable/Non-Absorbable Polymer Sling & Surgical Mesh
Tepha, Inc.
Tephaflex Surgical Mesh
Kensey Nash Corp.
Bioblanket Surgical Mesh
Proxy Biomedical, Ltd.
Polyform Synthetic Mesh
Herniamesh T-Sling
Injectx, Inc.
Biosling - Bioabsorbable Polymer Sling & Surgical Mesh
Cousin Biotech S.A.R.L.
p1 and Biomesh Plug and Patch

Source: Topix posting number 3840:

A big Thank you to everyone for helping to get the word out and for your continued support!

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