Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler Lawyers For Wrongful Death Lawsuits
Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System lawyers are filing failure to warn lawsuits due to increased risk of infections caused by the Cooler Systems during cardio thoracic surgery.
Stockert 3T Lawsuits Filed
Lawsuits are being filed against LivaNova PLC for their 3T heating-cooling system. This system has been found to transmit bacteria into patients during open-chest cardiac surgery.
The nontuberculous mycobacteria causes Mycobacterium chimaera which can result in death,
What is The 3T Heater-Cooler System?
The 3T heater-cooler units are used during surgery to control body temperature. They have water tanks that move temperature-controlled water to heat exchangers or blankets, which cool or warm the recipients body.
3T Heater-Cooler System Issues
The water in the 3T systems can become contaminated resulting in bacteria being released into the air through the device’s exhaust vent. This bacteria can infect a patient. It can take several years between the time a patient is exposed to the bacteria and an infection is diagnosed.
Have You Had Surgery Using A 3T Cooler Device?
Up To 4 Years After Surgery Look for signs:
- surgical site infection,
- abscess, bacteremia,
- renal insufficiency,
- fever of undetermined origin,
- night sweats,
- joint pain,
- weight loss,
Contact our Stocker 3T Lawyers