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FORT WORTH, TX, December 06, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Bard Composix Kugel Mesh Hernia Repair Patch Recall has been upgraded by The United States Food and Drug Administration to "Class I" because the defect associated with the use or exposure to the Bard Composix Kugel Mesh Large Patch has a reasonable probability to cause serious adverse health consequences, including death.
The FDA issued an immediate recall of Bard Composix Kugel Mesh Hernia Repair Patches on December 22, 2005 and further expanded the list again on January 10, 2007. If you or a loved one has undergone a hernia mesh repair patch procedure and experienced complications it may be due to the hernia mesh patch recall.
The "memory recoil ring" that opens the Composix Kugel Mesh Patch after it has been inserted into the intra-abdominal space can break. This can lead to bowel perforations and/or chronic intestinal fistulae (abnormal connections or passageways between the intestines and other organs).
The FDA has advised patients who have received this device to seek medical attention immediately if abdominal pain, fever, tenderness at the implant site or other unusual symptoms occur.
The FDA has instructed surgeons and hospitals to immediately stop using the recalled products and return the unused patches to the company.
Kugel mesh hernia patch lawsuits have been filed in numerous federal courts throughout the United States by The Johnson Law Firm. Patients can contact a Bard Composix Kugel mesh hernia patch lawyer at the firm with any questions they may have about the hernia patch Lawsuit.
Patients who have been implanted with the Kugel mesh hernia patch may want to consider filing a hernia patch lawsuit seeking monetary damages from the manufacturer of the device. A Bard Composix Kugel mesh repair patch lawsuit is an option open to all patients who have undergone hernia patch surgery and are experiencing complications.
The Johnson Law Firm, a national firm, represents Bard Composix Kugel mesh hernia patch implant patients nationwide. The firm has represented thousands of people and their families in cases where defective medical devices or other products have caused serious injuries and death. The firm's Depuy hip recall lawyers represent patients affected by the DePuy hip recall.
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