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What Is The Physiomesh?The Physiomesh is a hernia repair mesh made from polypropylene just like the vaginal mesh products. The FDA originally approved Ethicon’s Physiomesh on April 9, 2010. Ethicon used the FDA 510(k) approval program for the Physiomesh. This allowed them to get it on the market fast.
Problems With The PhysiomeshNumerous studies have shown that the Physiomesh has lower incorporation strengths than the other hernia mesh products. Physiomesh coating issues were observed over time to lead to scar plate formation, but little to no abdominal wall adherence.
Physiomesh: Ethicon Hernia Mesh LawyersSpeak to a physiomesh hernia mesh attorney to discuss a Physiomesh lawsuit
Hip Replacement LawsuitsMany of the Hip replacement manufacturers of the metal-on-metal hip implants have recalled their implants for functional defects. There have been settlement offers on hip replacements for victims of a faulty hip implant or cobalt and chromium poisoning to the blood stream.
Hip Replacement Revision Surgery LawsuitsHip replacement or revision surgery is one of the most common orthopedic procedures performed in the United States. There have been numerous defective implants placed on the market resulting in needles pain, suffering and revision surgeries
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Below is a list of cases our hip replacement lawyers will take a look at.
- Stryker Rejuvenate Modular Neck Cases – All
- Stryker ABG II Modular neck Cases – All
- Stryker Accolade (TMZF) Stem cases with Cobalt Chromium modular heads. These stems have the potential for significant head neck corrosion – All cases with Metallosis.
- Wright Medical Conserve Cup (MOM) cases – ALL
- Wright Medical Profemur Stem Cases (this is their modular neck design)- These cases are prone to Fracture (either the titanium or CoCr necks) and Metallosis. ALL.
- Depuy ASR – ALL
- Depuy Pinnacle Metal on Metal (MOM) with modular heads greater than 36 mm.
- Zimmer Durom Cup cases with modular heads greater than 36 mm.
- Zimmer M/L Taper Kinectiv Stem cases (this is their Modular neck design)- All cases with Metallosis.
- Biomet M2A 38mm / Magnum MOM cases. ALL cases with Metallosis.
- DJO / Encore MOM hip cases. All cases revised due to Metallosis.
- Omnilife Apex Arc – This is a smaller manufacturer but this device is a mixed metal modular neck device. ALL
- Smith & Nephew R3 (MOM) cup cases. Only cases that have metallosis and were revised or need a revision.
- Smith & Nephew SMF stem (this is their mixed metal modular neck product). We have not seen many of these yet but, our hip replacement lawyers are interested in them.
- Zimmer’s NexGen Natural Knee System implant lawyers,
- Stryker’s Scorpio implant lawyers,
- Smith & Nephew’s OXINIUM devices lawyer.
Knee Replacement ComplicationsComplications Lawsuits are Being Filed For: Persistent pain, swelling or stiffness, Deep vein thrombosis, Implant failure within five years, Nerve injuries, Fracturing, chipping and migration and Infections.
Brand Knee Replacements Lawsuit FilingsKnee Replacements Causing Problems Include: DePuy knee, Zimmer NexGen LPS, CR and MIS, Natural Knee System, Stryker Scorpio CR and PS components, Duracon Total Knee, Unicompartmental Knee System, Smith & Nephew Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II, Journey Uni Tibial Baseplate, and Biomet Vanguard CR.
Knee Replacement RecallsHas your knee replacement caused debilitating side effects? Have you needed to undergo revision surgery to fix or replace the device or to correct complications caused by the device?
Complications resulting in a knee replacement recall include:Persistent pain of recipient, Infection or drainage, Swelling or inflammation, Damage to surrounding bone, muscle, or nerves
Zimmer NexGen Knee RecallsWhile there has not been a total recall on any Zimmer NexGen knee replacement devices, a number of device components have been recalled. In 2010, Zimmer NexGen MIS Tibial Components were recalled due to high incidences of failure associated with the components. The Zimmer NexGen LPS-Flex GSF Femoral Component was also recalled due to evidence of loosening. Additionally, the Zimmer Natural-Knee II Durasul Patella faces a Class II recall. This component is not part of the Zimmer NexGen product line.
Zimmer RecallsZimmer NexGen knee recalled components include: NexGen MIS Tibial Components,NexGen TM Tibial Trays, NexGen LPS-Flex GSF Femoral Component, NexGen MIS Modular Tibial Plates and Keels.
Stryker Knee Replacement RecallsIn April 2013, the FDA issued a Class I recall of Stryker’s ShapeMatch Cutting Guide. The Guides help to position knee replacement components and guide the marking of the patient’s bone prior to cutting. In November 2012, Stryker acknowledged manufacturing defects in the ShapeMatch Cutting Guide and instructed surgeons to discontinue use. This knee replacement recall was because the software has a defect that causes wider cutting ranges. As a result, knee replacement patients may experience severe complications such as instability of the joint, fracture, chronic pain, and mobility limitations. Patients may also require the need for revision surgery.
Other Knee Replacement RecallsStrykerDuracon Total Knee, Unicompartmental Knee System, Scorpio PS and CR components, BiometVanguard CR, Smith & Nephew Journey Uni Tibial Baseplate, Oxinium Genesis II and Profix II
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Bard IVC Filter DangersBard IVC Filters have certain dangers. The filters can fracture and pieces can migrate and perforate various organs in the body. Inferior Vena Cava filters are implanted to capture blood clots before they can settle in the brain or lungs resulting in a pulmonary embolism or stroke.
Bard IVC Filter Lawyers Filing Inferior Vena Cava Lawsuits For a Failed
- Bard Recovery filter;
- Bard G2 filter;
- Bard G2 Express filter;
- Cook Gunther Tulip
Vena Cava Filter Lawsuits Filed
What are the Complications Of The Bard IVC Filters?Fracture of the Cook IVC Filter, Bard IVC Filter Migration, Perforation, Puncture or Serious Damage to the Heart, Lungs or Vena Cava, Internal Bleeding, Hematoma or Nerve Injury at the Puncture Site of the Bard IVC Filter, Inferior Vena Cava Filter related Pulmonary Embolism, Respiratory Distress From the IVC Filter, Infection from the IVC Filter, Shortness of Breath, Death
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Faulty Knee Replacement Lawyers
Depuy Knee Replacement, Zimmer Persona KneeZimmer NexGen Knee Replacement Lawyers Zimmer NexGen “High-Flex” femoral components Cruciate Retaining (Zimmer CR Flex) Zimmer Legacy Posterior Stabilized (Zimmer LPS Flex) Zimmer Gender Solutions High-Flex Knee MIS Total Knee Procedure Stemmed Tibial Component Fixed Bearing Precoa
Signs Of Knee Implant Failuredislocation, early joint breakdown due to poor design or manufacturing, infection, loosening at the knee joint, or wear and tear.
Failed Knee Replacement ComplicationsLimited range of movement Infection Dislocation Warm, inflamed or red skin Stiffness Instability in the knee Fracture Loosening of the knee implant Swelling and/or pain in the knee Abnormal sound in the knee implant Decreased ability to walk Abnormal gait
Proton Pump Inhibitor Lawsuits FiledNexium, Aciphex, Protonix, Prevacid, Zegerid,omeprazole, Dexilant, Prilosec, omeprazole
Kidney Side Effects of Proton Pump Inhibitor drugs:Kidney Failure Lawyer Chronic Kidney Failure, Acute Kidney Failure, Acute Interstitial Nephritis, Dialysis Treatment, and Kidney Removal or Transplant Surgery
Symptoms Of Kidney Disease:Nausea and vomiting, Passing only small amounts of urine, Swelling, particularly of the ankles, and puffiness around the eyes, Unpleasant taste in the mouth and urine-like odor to the breath, Persistent fatigue or shortness of breath, Loss of appetite,Increasingly higher blood pressure, Muscle cramps, especially in the legs, and Pale skin, Excessively dry, itchy skin.
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Faulty Hip Replacement Lawsuits for :
- DuPuy ASR,
- Zimmer MMC,
- DePuy Pinnacle (metal on metal),
- Wright Medical Conserv,
- Stryker Rejeuvenate or ABG11,
- Stryker Accolade/Citation/ Meridian,
- Encore Metal on Metal
Faulty Knee Replacement Lawsuits For :
Zimmer Persona KneeKnee Implant Failure Complications: dislocation, early joint breakdown due to poor design infection, and loosening at the knee joint,