Hernia mesh, a flexible composite mesh, is used to repair hernias in both the stomach and groin areas. Such hernias occur when a small portion of the intestine bulges through an opening in the muscles of the abdominal wall, and are typically caused by age, genetic factors, or heavy exertion. Hernias can occur at any time. Fixing a hernia generally requires a minimally invasive surgery to repair the broken abdominal wall; mesh products are placed beneath the abdominal wall to prevent the hernia from recurring after the surgery is completed.
Hernia mesh was originally designed to help patients receive treatment and recover better than previous methods. There are now hundreds of cases around the country claiming that the hernia mesh that was implanted was defective and has caused serious complications. If hernia mesh is defective, it may cause the following injuries:
- Allergic reaction and/or
- Erosion and/or
- Extrusion and/or
- Infection and/or
- Intestinal blockage and/or
- Mesh migration and/or
- Organ perforation and/or
- Pain and/or
- Recurrence of hernia and/or
- Tissue adhesion
Atrium: C-Qur, C-Qur Lite V-Patch, C-Qur Edge V-Patch, C-Qur OVT Mesh, C-Qur RPM, C-Qur TacShield, C-Qur V-Patch, and C-Qur Mosaic.
C.R. Bard: SepraMesh, Ventralex, Bard 3D Max, Kugel, Kugel Composix Mesh, PerFix Plug, Ventrio, Ventrio ST, Composix E/X Mesh, Visilex and Spermatix.
Covidien/Medtronic: Parietex, Parietex ProGrip, Parietex Composite Ventral Patch, Parietex Parastomal Mesh, Parietex Optimized Composite Mesh (PCO), Symbotex Composite Mesh.
Ethicon: Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh.
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