Can Hernia Mesh Be Removed Safely?
- Casey Hamm
- June 7, 2019
- Personal Injury
Any surgical procedure carries risks. Complications associated with hernia mesh removal may include damage to blood vessels, nerves, the bladder, or the spermatic cord, according to the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
Further, other complications associated with surgical procedures could include wound infection, hemorrhage, shock, pulmonary complications, and reactions to anesthesia. Speak with your surgeon for more about hernia mesh removal and possible complications.
Complications Associated With Hernia Mesh
Hernia mesh implants are used to prevent a recurrence of a hernia. They are designed to provide support to the muscles surrounding the affected area. If patients experience problems with hernia mesh, they may qualify to take legal action.
According to the FDA, possible complications and adverse events following hernia repair with mesh may include:
- Hernia recurrence
- Bowel obstruction
- Mesh migration
- Mesh shrinkage
If you are experiencing these or other symptoms, your doctor may recommend removal of the mesh. If you experienced complications associated with hernia mesh, speak with a hernia mesh lawsuit lawyer about your legal options to recover damages.
Damages Hernia Mesh Patients Can Recover
Medical product manufacturers have a duty to produce a safe product free of design or manufacturing defects. Harmed patients may have grounds to take legal action against the device manufacturers.
The types of damages hernia mesh patients may recover include:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Future lost earning potential
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Permanent disabilities, impairment, or disfigurement
Speak with a lawyer about whether you qualify for a hernia mesh lawsuit and how much compensation you may recover for your hernia mesh case.
Speak With a Hernia Mesh Lawyer Today
If you are suffering from any complications as a result of your hernia mesh surgery, contact the team at Zanes Law today.
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