A hernia mesh implants are used to support weakened or damaged tissue during hernia repair surgery. However, thousands of patients complained of wounds in the intestines and stomach, as well as hernia recurrence. Hernia causes patients with constant pain.
Surgeon use meshes surgical implant devices to support the damaged tissue or weak resulting in a hernia. The implant is made of either synthetic or natural materials such as pig tissue network. The net is absorbed in the body automatically but non-absorbable are permanent and can remain body automatically. You can file hernia mesh lawsuits to get appropriate legal help.
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Patients across the country filed personal injury lawsuits against the manufacturers of these devices include the Atrium and Ethicon. Hernia mesh products manufactured by the company are made from polypropylene plastic.
The lawsuit states that this material is not compatible with the human body. Other allegations in the lawsuits are that the companies that designed products unreasonably dangerous and failed to warn the medical community and patients of health risks.
Patients who undergo hernia surgery develop many health complications. The implants can migrate and perforated shrink or surrounding organs. It also causes severe health problems such as sepsis, abscesses and intestinal obstruction, or peritonitis. Often, the surgical removal of the mesh is needed to solve this complication.
Hernia recurrence often requires another surgery to fix the problem. This is despite repeated operations are even more likely to cause further complications than the original surgery.