Mesh victims celebrate 'extraordinary' move by American pharmaceutical giant

By Joanne McCarthy
Updated January 24 2018 - 1:09am, first published 1:00am
Finally: Robyn Ramster, of Valentine, was pleased to hear Johnson & Johnson had withdrawn its "gold standard" incontinence mesh slings from the Australian market after severe complications following mesh surgery in 2005. Picture: Max Mason-Hubers.

AMERICAN pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has withdrawn its “gold standard” incontinence pelvic mesh slings from the Australian market after devastating evidence from women at a Senate inquiry and Federal Court civil case, and action by Australia’s medical device regulator.

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