It was recently uncovered that numerous forms of generic valsartan were contaminated with various types of carcinogens. As a result, millions received a recall letter from Humana. Currently, the FDA has confirmed very high levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) and N-Nitrosodiethylamine (NDEA) in valsartan manufactured in China and India. Stay up-to-date on the most recent updates on the continuing valsartan investigation and developing valsartan litigation with our valsartan timeline. Our valsartan attorneys are currently investigating liver and bowel cancer that developed after valsartan use.
We are now investigating all hernia mesh claims, even if you don't know what hernia mesh was implanted. Learn more about the most dangerous types of hernia mesh. Severe hernia mesh complications are occurring even with hernia meshes that have not been recalled.
The C-Qur hernia mesh was developed by Atrium Medical Corporation to be utilized during hernia repairs. The C-Qur hernia mesh has an Omega 3 fatty acid layer that dissolves in the patients body over several months to years. The Hollis Law Firm represents clients in lawsuits who have experienced severe complications after being implanted with the C-Qur hernia mesh. Lawsuits regarding the C-Qur hernia mesh include infections, organ perforation, rejection, additional surgeries, pain and systemic skin rashes.
Ethicon's Physiomesh was developed for hernia repair. Physiomesh was recalled from the global market in 2016, because of high rates of complications. Complications of Physiomesh include hernia recurrence and additional surgeries. The Hollis Law Firm represents those who have experienced complications with Physiomesh.
The Proceed hernia mesh is a light-weight polypropylene mesh with a resorbable Oxidized Regenerated Cellulose (ORC) fabric attached to the polypropylene. The cellulose is bonded to the polypropylene with polydioxanone (PDS). Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon previously recalled lots of the Proceed mesh, because of the cellulose layer delaminated from the underlying polypropylene. The Proceed's ORC layer is ineffective and frequently results in severe bowel injuries.
The Bard PerFix Plug is utilized to repair inguinal hernias. Many have experienced debilitating pain after being implanted with Bard's PerFix Plug. Removal of Bard's PerFix Plug can be very difficult, and many men have lost a testicle in the process.
Covidien later decided to attach a thin collagen layer to the Parietex, creating the Parietex Composite (PCO). The thin collagen coating of the Parietex Composite was intended to increases the meshes handling, while also protecting the patient's bowels from the harmful effects of the polyester. Unfortunately, the collagen barrier of Covidien's Parietex Composite does nearly nothing to protect a patient's underlying organs. Life-threatening bowel complications are associated with the Parietex Composite hernia mesh.
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