On January 11, 2011 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a nationwide recall of Davol’s XenMatrix hernia and abdominal surgical graft, after it failed to meet industry standards for endotoxin levels. The FDA notified healthcare professionals that several lots of XenMatrix Surgical Graft have been found to have elevated endotoxin levels. Endotoxins (pyrogens) are a bacteria that have been linked to bacterial meningitis, meningococcal disease, sepsis and other potentially fatal complications.
If you or a loved one has been injured by the XenMatrix Surgical Graft, you should contact our lawyers immediately for a free confidential case evaluation. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and we can help.
What’s the problem?
Davol Inc., the maker of the abdominal wall and hernia surgical graft XenMatrix, must recall their product because of a failure to comply with FDA standards for endotoxins. Several lots of XenMatrix have been found to contain high endotoxin levels. At elevated levels, these substances found in bacteria can cause serious illnesses and potentially fatal complications.
Side Effects of XenMatrix Surgical Graft
Endotoxins are a gram-negative bacteria that can cause severe, life-threatening symptoms including:
- High fever
- Stiff neck
- Sensitivity to light
- Easy bruising
Affected XenMatrix Lot Numbers
This product was manufactured from June 1, 2010 through October 31, 2010 and distributed from July 1, 2010 through October 31, 2010. For more information regarding the recall of XenMatrix Surgical Graft, please visit the FDAs website.
Do I have a XenMatrix Lawsuit?
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