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Discontinued Sales Of J&J Vaginal Mesh Products
2012-06-06 04:43:59

Johnson and Johnson recently announced that they would end sales of versions of surgical mesh products that were used to decrease the intensive pelvic discomfort of women; the decision was made following a number of complaints as well as reports of injuries and deaths.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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