Did you suffer from complications after a hernia mesh implant?
You may be entitled to file a claim!
Hernia Mesh Lawsuits
If you had hernia surgery and a mesh device was used, you may be entitled to significant compensation. It is important that you file a claim against the manufacturer of these dangerous products as soon as possible. Claims are currently being filed against several medical device manufacturers for failure to warn doctors and patients of the risks associated with hernia mesh implants.
FDA Documents Hernia Mesh Complications
According to the FDA’s analysis of medical device adverse event reports and of peer-reviewed, scientific literature, the most common adverse events for surgical repair of hernias with mesh include pain, infection, hernia recurrence, adhesion, and bowel obstruction. Additional potential adverse events include mesh migration and shrinkage.1
As reported in the Annals of Gastroenterology, polypropylene mesh is frequently used for incisional hernia repair. Related complications from hernia mesh include foreign body reaction, organ injury, infection, mesh rejection, and fistulas.2
1Hernia Surgical Mesh Implants/U.S. Food & Drug Administration
2Chronic abdominal pain secondary to mesh erosion into cecum following incisional hernia repair: a case report and literature review/Annals of Gastroenterology
Hernia Mesh Injuries and Complications Include:
- Chronic Pain
- Bowel obstruction
- Migration, the implant moving from its original application
- Perforation of organs and tissues
- Adhesion, scar-like tissue that sticks together
- Possible need for corrective surgery or removal of mesh
If you required removal or revision surgery following hernia repair surgery with hernia mesh, you may be entitled to compensation. Claims are currently being filed against several medical device manufacturers.
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