Category: Hernia Mesh Problems

Hernia Mesh: What you should know

HERNIA MESH LAWSUIT Personal injury lawsuits filed against Ethicon and Atrium allege their hernia surgical mesh caused severe complications affecting the intestines, bowels, and abdomen. (Updated Feb. 20, 2018) Hernia mesh is used to support damaged tissue after hernia surgery and help quicken the recovery. But some patients that undergo hernia repair surgery suffer severe complications, which they believe were… Read more →

What every woman ought to know before surgery using gynecological mesh

Gynecological mesh: The medical device that has 100,000 women suing A common surgical implant has generated the largest multi-district litigation since asbestos. 60 Minutes reports on one of the device’s manufacturers, Boston Scientific, now facing 48,000 lawsuits by Scott Pelley CBS 60 Minutes   There is tremendous controversy about a surgical device implanted in more than two million American women.… Read more →

HERNIA MESH SIDE EFFECTS

ClassAction.com   Hernias can leave the sufferer with persistent pain, but for some patients, undergoing laparoscopic hernia repair surgery wasn’t the solution they were hoping for. Surgeons often implant surgical mesh to support the weakened tissue that caused the hernia. Hernia mesh can be absorbable and dissolve in the body over time, or nonabsorbable and remain indefinitely. The device is either made… Read more →

2 Major Problems With Mesh: Chronic Abdominal Pain & Mesh Erosion Into Cecum

Ann Gastroenterol. 2011; 24(4): 321–324. PMCID: PMC3959323 Chronic abdominal pain secondary to mesh erosion into cecum following incisional hernia repair: a case report and literature review Divyangkumar Gandhi, Szember Marcin, Zhang Xin, Bale Asha, Dharmesh Kaswala, and Brelvi Zamir Author information ► Article notes ► Copyright and License information ► This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Go to: Abstract Incisional hernias following abdominal operations are a common complication. Mesh is… Read more →

Hernia Mesh Felt Like ‘scratching from inside’

NHS hernia mesh repairs ‘leaving patients in chronic pain’ By Anna Collinson Reporter, Victoria Derbyshire programme BBC     NHS England is using mesh to repair hernias which leaves many patients in chronic pain, surgeons have told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme. The concerns come after it emerged that more than 800 women are taking legal action against the NHS over the… Read more →