Devices and Implants

April 30, 2012

Ethicon Gynecare TVT Exact Lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon’s Gynecare TVT Exact Continence System is one of several products recently warned against by the US Food and Drug Administration. The […]
April 27, 2012

Ethicon Gynecare Prosima Lawsuit

Although transvaginal mesh is billed as a minimally invasive procedure for treating pelvic organ prolapse, it has been linked to very serious side effects that have […]
April 19, 2012

American Medical Systems (AMS) BioArc Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

Medical manufacturer American Medical Systems manufactures various medical transvaginal mesh products such as the BioArc transvaginal mesh. Sometimes called bladder slings or pelvic mesh, transvaginal mesh […]
April 16, 2012

Wright Hip Implant Metallosis

Many patients who have received hip replacement surgery with a Wright hip implant have reported experiencing a type of metal poisoning called metallosis after treatment. Several […]
April 14, 2012

Wright Hip Implant Recall

In 2004, Wright Medical Technology was forced to recall its CONSERVE metal hip cups due to improper manufacturing. Now, there is speculation that its Profemur hip […]
April 9, 2012

Biomet Hip Implant Recall

In 2008, Biomet Orthopedics announced a recall on its Modular Microplasty Cup Inserter hip implant. This was not the first time that a Biomet Hip product […]
April 5, 2012

Medtronic Bone Graft

At this time, medical technology giant Medtronic is being investigated by the Department of Justice as well as several Senate members due its failure to report […]
April 4, 2012

Mesh Erosion Complications

What is Transvaginal Mesh Erosion? When a woman finds herself suffering from a severe case of either stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP), […]
April 3, 2012

Biomet Hip Implant Metallosis

Metallosis is a type of metal poisoning that can occur following treatment with a metal-on-metal hip implant, like those offered by Biomet Orthopedics for hip replacement […]