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Ethicon Physiomesh is “not safe”according to lawsuit. John Guerra, from Torrance California claims that the Ethicon Physiomesh patch used in his hernia repair causes severe health risks and complications. According to Guerra, he developed a chronic seroma and required many additional surgeries.

Ethicon Physiomesh is "not safe"according to lawsuit. Ethicon Hernia mesh linked to adhesions, perforation, infection and the need for removal surgery.

Ethicon Physiomesh is “not safe”according to lawsuit. Ethicon Hernia mesh linked to adhesions, perforation, infection and the need for removal surgery. 

A seroma is a pocket of clear serous fluid that sometimes develops in the body after surgery. This fluid is composed of blood plasma that has seeped out of ruptured small blood vessels and inflammatory fluid produced by the injured and dying cells.

Non Tuberculous heart infections following surgery, may be linked to a commonly used device known as the Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System manufactured by Sorin Group Deutschland (now LivaNova).

Non Tuberculous Infections following Surgery

Non Tuberculous Heart Infections following Surgery. Stockert 3T Heart Surgery devices under fire for non-tuberculous bacterial infection according to recent lawsuits.

This device is under intense investigation for for possibly causing serious and deadly heart infections after use in heart by-pass and valve surgeries.

Los Angeles heart surgery infection outbreak has been reported by a Los Angeles Times report. According to the report, there are at least four heart surgery patients who have been sickened by the Mycobacterium (M.) Chimaera infection.

Heart Surgery Infection

Heart Surgery infection. Stockert 3T Heart Surgery devices under fire for non-tuberculous bacterial infection according to recent lawsuits.

Heart Surgery may be linked to deadly bacterial infections, with the commonly used Stockert 3T Heater-Cooler System. The device is under fire for serious and potentially deadly heart infections after use in heart by-pass and valve surgeries.

According to the details in a Pennsylvania Atrium Mesh Injury Lawsuit, Leonard Bartosiewicz, from Pennsylvania recently filed a product liability lawsuit against Atrium Medical Corp over its line of Atrium C-Qur hernia mesh.

Pennsylvania Atrium Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuit

Atrium Medical Hernia mesh under fire over its C-Qur line of hernia mesh, linked to infections, bowel lacerations and the need for emergency surgery according to lawsuit allegations.

Bartosiewicz claims that he was faced with serious complications from the Atrium C-Qur hernia mesh with bacterial infection when the patch cut into his bowels. Bartosiewicz had to undergo emergency surgery to remove the allegedly defective surgical mesh, repeat surgery to re-attach his bowels and long term antibiotic treatment.

Many hip and knee surgery patients can develop bacterial infections of their implants, leading to painful re-do surgeries, long term antibiotic use and in severe cases amputation because of overwhelming infection.

bair hugger infection attorneyThere are many causes for this, including patient and surgical factors and according to some experts the bacterial infections it may be related to the bacteria in the operative room and hospital, since it is impossible to make the surgical room and hospital completely free of bacteria.

3M and their Arizant Healthcare subsidiary are exposed to personal injury and product liability lawsuits over hip and knee replacement infections may be caused by their Bair Hugger warming blankets.

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