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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits
Bard IVC Filter Helpline
Simliar to a blood thinner the Bard IVC Filter is designed to capture or reduce the danger of blood clots before the get to the lungs and cause an embolism. Like the blood thinners Pradaxa and Xarelto, the IVC Filters have become the focal point of class action lawsuits for the dangers they present.
Once again we have a manufacturer failing to present the dangers of their products.
Bard IVC Filters resulting in IVC Filter Lawsuits
Patients implanted with these IVC filters devices are filing filing lawsuits because faulty filters have punctured veins, fractured and migrated resulting in severe medical problems and even deaths.
Surgeons implant retrievable inferior vena cava filter (IVC) products into the veins of patients to prevent blood clots from moving into the patients lungs. The IVC filters catch the blood clots in the blood stream and the clots can dissipate. The FDA has received hundreds of adverse incident reports about the filters. Complications reported include: punctured organs, blood vessels and filter migration to different parts of the body.
FDA IVC Filter Warnings
In 2010 a warning was issued on the filters determing that the filters present risks of filter fracture, filter migration and organ perforation. The warning states that the filter should be removed as soon as the paent’s risk for blood clots subsides.
Problem IVC filters are manufactured by C.R. Bard and Cook Group, Inc.
The Filters Presenting Problems Include:
The Bard Recovery filter,
The Bard G2 filter,
The Bard G2 Express filter.
Dangerous Blood Thinners and Inferior Vena Cava Filters
Like the blood thinners Pradaxa and Xarelto, the filters were prescribed to prevent life-threatening blood clots in the lungs. Just like Pradaxa and Xarelto they have life-threatening side effects. These side effects include: IVC filter perforations, IVC Filter migrations, IVC filter fractures, IVC components becaming detached. The IVC filters splinter and send shards of the filter throughout the bloodstream. This complications can be life-threatening.
IVC Filter Lawsuits For: Filter Shards Striking Lungs, Brain, Heart and Causing Organ Damage and Death