Tag: physiomesh

Hernia Mesh Injury Lawsuits

Lawsuits Link Hernia Mesh Coatings and Inflammation

At least 15 lawsuits blame hernia mesh coatings for causing inflammation, allergic reactions, infections, and other complications that require revision surgery.

/ January 6, 2017
Ethicon Physiomesh Hernia Mesh

Ethicon Recalls Physiomesh Hernia Mesh in Europe, Australia

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...

/ December 12, 2016
Hernia Mesh Study Risks

Hernia Mesh Benefits Offset by Long-Term Risks

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.

/ October 28, 2016
Physiomesh lawsuit goes to trial in 2018.

Physiomesh Lawsuit Goes to Trial in 2018

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.

/ September 26, 2016