Nev. Federal Judge Allows Ethicon’s Expert to Testify as to Pelvic Mesh Shrinkage



DOCUMENTS
  • Order


RENO, Nev. — A Nevada federal judge has refused to exclude the opinions and testimony of Ethicon’s expert in an action in which a woman alleges its Prolift polypropylene pelvic mesh device and TVT min-urethral sling caused her to suffer multiple injuries, requiring several revision surgeries.

In a Sept. 27 order, Judge Kent J. Dawson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada ruled that Dr. Salil Khandwala, a gynecologist who specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery, is qualified to offer opinions as to mesh contraction.

Plaintiffs Tamara and David Carter argued that Dr. Khandwala’s opinions …

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