If you suffer from complications caused by this device, you should consider contacting a personal injury attorney. They will be able to tell you if you have a strong case, can file an Ethicon physiomesh lawsuits and demand compensation.
Mesh hernias can cause a variety of severe complications which mostly affect the intestine, intestines, and stomach area. Allegations in lawsuits state that mesh has side effects such as:
- The abdominal wall is torn and the intestines are hollow
- Puncture other abdominal organs
- Intestinal resection and intestinal obstruction
- Intestinal fistula
- Perforated intestine
- Scar tissue buildup
- Sepsis and abscesses
- Hernias recur
- Lack of mesh growth
- Adhesion of intestinal mesh
- Chronic infections and pain
- Nerve trap
- Infections that cause mesh surgery
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In some cases, the body can reject this surgical snare as a foreign object, resulting in infection. This infection can appear as early as two weeks postoperatively, or even up to 39 months after surgery. Symptoms of a surgical mesh infection include:
- Pain and swelling
- Softness and reddened skin
- Temperature increase
- Shivering and fever
Certain infections can be treated with antibiotics. However, in some cases, patients will need additional surgery to remove the device. As you can see, the complications of mesh surgery cannot be taken lightly. If you suffer from any of these side effects or complications, contact your doctor without delay.
Hernia recurrences often require other surgery to correct the problem. However, this repeat operation is even more likely to cause further complications than the original operation.