Symptoms That Your Hernia Mesh Could Be A Problem
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Surgical mesh complications can be extremely severe – and even life threatening in some instances. Thousands of people who have undergone a hernia surgery that utilized a mesh product have developed problems; causing some individuals to endure several more surgeries to fix and required additional hospitalization. Device erosion, nerve damage and hernia recurrence are serious hernia mesh complications that patients have experienced, in addition to pain, infections, and even the development of fistulae.
Doctors typically use mesh because it is generally associated with a lower risk of the recurrence of a hernia. The main types of mesh are made of either animal tissue or synthetic material, either polypropylene or polytetrafluoroethylene. While they have been used for nearly 60 years, polypropylene meshes have been linked to several complications.
Erosion of the mesh and infections linked to the device are among the most common complications reported by patients.
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