Physiomesh Flexible Composite is a brand of hernia mesh. Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon manufactures it. Ethicon pulled a version of Physiomesh off the market in 2016. High failure rates led to hernias recurring.
If you or a loved one suffered complications or injury after hernia mesh surgery, you may have legal options.
Physiomesh Flexible Composite Mesh is a partially absorbable surgical mesh for hernia repair. Ethicon used to manufacture two version of the mesh.
One version used in minimally-invasive hernia surgeries had high failure rates. In 2016, Ethicon removed that version from the global market.
Ethicon’s 2017 product catalog showed that the company still marketed a Physiomesh version for open hernia repairs. Open repairs are traditional surgery techniques.
Physiomesh is a coated surgical mesh used in hernia repairs. The mesh is made from polypropylene, a type of plastic. It is sandwiched between two thick synthetic film layers. The patient’s body absorbs the laminated film coating over time.
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