Suffering from COMPLICATIONS due to surgery?
Are you or someone close to you experiencing complications due to an implant or procedure? More and more people are speaking up and the awareness is spreading about the malpractices from some of these procedures and defective products. It's time to do something and you or your loved one may be entitled to financial compensation. Don't delay, call today!
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Some common issues and complications that patients experience.
Return of the Hernia
Recurrence is the most common complication of these operations. This is caused by improper surgical technique, shrinkage of the mesh, and movement or migration.
Some surgery infections can be treated with acute antibiotics. Sometimes it requires the removal of the device and other solutions are used for repairing the hernia.
Placed inside the abdominal cavity, the mesh may become stuck to part of the bowel. In some cases, the device can kink the intestine and cause a blockage.
Sometimes the device must be placed outside the abdominal cavity in order to reduce the risk of intestinal complications. This may result in erosion through skin.
Moderate to severe pain that persists after hernia surgery, especially if "searing" or "electric" feeling, may be a sign of nerve entrapment. This is caused by either the actual product or the sutures or staples.
An estimated 11% of patients will suffer mild to severe chronic pain following hernia repair surgery.
You Are Not Alone
People get hernias. It happens. However, people are four times as likely to suffer complications than mesh hernia patients who don’t though! It's very possible for the material to move or shrink. Other known issues are; perforated organs, bowel obstruction, abscess, peritonitis, or even sepsis. This often will require an additional surgery to remove the device completely. We are finding people that have received a procedure are filing lawsuits against the manufacturers. The products are made from a polypropylene plastic, which are allegedly not compatible with the human body. Accusations of designing a completely dangerous product and failing to warn patients and the medical community of its health risks. If you want to learn more about these lawsuits be sure to click the button below.
Complications of the Mesh
Typically used in various capacities and is often times cut specifically to the size of the patients needs, multiple forms of repair techniques are used in procedures. It is inserted into the patient in one of two ways. The device is placed either under ... or ... over the problem area and is held in place by some simple stitches. The medical device acts as a kind of roadmap for the new growth of a patient's own tissue and will eventually incorporate into the surrounding area to be removed or dissolve completely. We have plenty more information to utilize and the answers you are looking for so be sure to visit our about page for more information.