Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are designed to catch blood clots before they can migrate and become a more serious problem. However, due to design flaws and inadequate warnings from the manufacturer, these devices can migrate within the body and cause organ damage, heart complications, stroke, and even death.
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Hospitals around the world commonly use products such as the Bair Hugger surgical warming blanket to regulate a patient's temperature during invasive procedures. However, recent studies are linking the use of such devices to an increased risk of deep joint infections acquired during surgery, leading many patients to file claims against the manufacturer.
There are many safe and effective hip replacement systems available for patients who have suffered devastating injuries to the joint. Products that contain metal-on-metal components have been linked to an increased risk of metal poisoning, osteolysis, and failure rates that may require additional surgeries.
Power morcellators are surgical instruments that are used in laparoscopic mass removal and hysterectomies. This device has provided patients with a less invasive technique to perform these surgeries, but these instruments have also been found to spread cancer cells in patients with undiagnosed tumors.