Persistent Abdominal Pain, Nausea and Vomiting May Be Caused By Defective Hernia Mesh

Reports show that more than 90 percent of the 1-million-plus hernia repair surgeries performed every year in the U.S. rely on the use of hernia mesh. Unfortunately, many of these mesh products have been found to be defective. In fact, hernia mesh manufacturers have recalled more than 211,000 units of defective mesh from 2005 to March 2018. These manufacturers include Atrium Medical, Bard Davol and Ethicon. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has blamed…

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SERIOUS MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS LINKED TO HERNIA MESH

The use of synthetic mesh to repair hernias has caused thousands of patients to suffer from serious medical complications following their hernia surgery. Hernias occur when an organ or tissue pushes through the muscle that normally contains it. Surgical mesh is used to provide support to weakened or damaged tissue. Several companies manufactured defective a screen-like synthetic hernia mesh containing a type of plastic known as polypropylene, a material that should not have been used. …

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