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May 31, 2018

Atrium C-QUR mesh can begin to degrade

Did Your Atrium C-QUR Hernia mesh Fail?

McGartland Law is currently investigating possible lawsuits on behalf of patients who have experienced health problems related to hernia mesh implants. If you or someone you love required surgery due to an implant, you may be eligible to seek compensation for damages, including medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Let the experienced team with McGartland Law help you explore your legal options. Our firm offers no-cost and no-obligation initial consultations. Contact us today to schedule an appointment to discuss the details of your case.

The Atrium C-Qur Mesh is made of a flexible polypropylene material with an absorbable layer. The O3FA layer is made of Omega-3 fatty acids and triglycerides that begins to break down once the mesh has been put in place. The original design of the mesh allows it to move with the body, following the fascia as you move. There are several Atrium C-QUR lawsuits on file that are the results of the mesh malfunctioning in some way.

Approved Uses for Atrium C-QUR Mesh

Because of the flexibility of the Atrium C-QUR mesh material, it could be used for soft tissue in many areas of the body. It was approved by the FDA for use in chest wall reconstruction, the surgical repairs to the fascia, hernia repair, and surgical or trauma wounds, among others. The mesh is made of a soft polypropylene material that allows it to remain extremely flexible. The fascia that lies between the tissues of the body is also extremely mobile. When using the Atrium Q-CUR mesh, placing it along the fascia supports the soft structures of the body and allows the tissues to move freely without obstructing one another.

List of Complications

Over time, it has been proven that the Atrium C-QUR mesh can begin to degrade limiting its ability to function properly. Although it works well when first put in place in terms of preventing adhesions and scar tissue, once it begins to degrade it can shift unexpectedly or cause the tissues to begin to stick together.This can eventually lead to gastric ulcers, perforation of the organs and soft tissues, as well an increased risk of infection. Several of these complications have been listed in Atrium C-QUR lawsuits.

Extreme pain, discomfort, fever, inflammation, and other signs of infection or trauma may all be present with the Atrium C-QUR mesh begins to break down. Many of the symptoms that appear may not seem to have a direct cause. If you have had a surgical procedure in which the mesh was used in any way to support soft tissue or during a reconstruction procedure, you should immediately notify your doctor if you begin to have any of the symptoms with no apparent cause.

If you believe that you may be experiencing complications from the Atrium C-QUR mesh device that was used during your procedure, you need to contact a personal injury attorney as soon as possible. New Atrium C-QUR lawsuits are being filed every day. Don't take chances with your health. Call an attorney today to make sure you receive the compensation you deserve! An attorney can file your lawsuit and guide you through the process so that all of your needs are met during your health crisis.

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