Joint replacements are the #1 expenditure of Medicare. The process of approving these medical devices is flawed according to the Institute of Medicine. It is time for patients' voices to be heard as stakeholders and for public support for increased medical device industry accountability and heightened protections for patients. Post-market registry. Product warranty. Patient/consumer stakeholder equity. Rescind industry pre-emptions/entitlements. All clinical trials must report all data.
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Friday, September 2, 2011

Implanted surgical mesh - GAO to FDA "compromising patient safety"

LA Times story: FDA & surgical mesh adverse events (link here)

Lana Keeton is an activist.  Her mission is to make medical device manufacturers (implanted surgical mesh) accountable for their failed "innovations" and to protect patients by making FDA data transparent/objective and available to the public.

Truth in Medicine - Lara Keeton

Surgical Mesh: a video by Truth In Medicine (link here)

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