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Are you or someone close to you experiencing complications due to a medical device 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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What is Mesh?
There are many types of hernia repair products available, but surgeons typically use a sterile, woven material made from a synthetic plastic-like material, such as polypropylene. The product can be in the form of a patch that goes under or over the weakness, or it can be in the form of a plug that goes inside the hole. It is very sturdy and strong, yet extremely thin. It is also soft and flexible to allow it to easily conform to body's movement, position, and size. This is used in both tension-free and laparoscopic tension-free repairs.
How it Works
Generally available in various measurements and can often be cut to size, the device is placed either under or over the defect in the abdominal wall and held in place by a few sutures. Acting as "scaffolding" for new growth of a patient's own tissue, it eventually incorporates the device into the surrounding area.
What goes wrong?
Hernias happen and people need to get repair surgery. However, people aren't supposed to get worse from surgery. Other known issues are; perforated organs, bowel obstruction, abscess, peritonitis, or even sepsis. This often will require even more surgery to remove the product. We are finding people that have received a hernia procedure are filing lawsuits against many of the manufacturers. Products are made from a polypropylene plastic, which supposedly are 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 or a loved one think you may have been injured from a hernia repair procedure, then contact us immediately. You may be entitled to financial compensation. To help you understand the magnitude of this malpractice, check out some cases of recalled product below.