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A lawsuit has been filed by a man from Alabama who claims the Ethicon Physiomesh hernia patch caused him to develop severe complications that required another surgery after his hernia repair.
At least 15 lawsuits blame hernia mesh coatings for causing inflammation, allergic reactions, infections, and other complications that require revision surgery.
Ethicon is facing several lawsuits from people who were injured by Physiomesh hernia mesh. It was pulled off the market in the United States after studies found higher rates of hernia recurrence and revision surgery. The FDA did not announce...
Hernia mesh prevented hernias from re-opening and needing another surgery in "relatively few patients," but caused much higher rates of long-term complications, according to a new study.
Physiomesh was pulled off the market after being linked to higher rates of hernias reopening and needing surgery. The first lawsuit goes to trial in January 2018.