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Friday, September 5, 2014

Fusion Surgery Cancer Risk and Health Alert: Infuse Bone Graft Used in Fusion Surgery May Cause Cancer and Nerve Damage by Texas Fusion Surgery Lawyer

Back and Neck Fusion Surgery Health Alert: The Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Product That Has Been Used In Thousands of Neck and Back Fusion Surgeries May Cause Cancer, Nerve Damage, and Even Death by Texas Fusion Surgery Lawyer and Texas Fusion Cancer Lawyer Jason S. Coomer  

The bone growth product, Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft, has been used in thousands of fusion surgeries.  Thousands of lawsuits have now been filed that Infuse Bone may cause an increased risk of cancer, nerve damage, or death.  Persons that have had fusion surgery where Infuse has been used should be aware of the potential health risks including cancer danger.  Persons that have been diagnosed with cancer or nerve damage after going through an Infuse Bone Graft Surgery should report the health issues to their physician and the FDA.  Additionally, families that have lost a loved one to cancer, nerve damage, organ failure, or respiratory failure after a fusion surgery should also contact the FDA regarding the death.   

For information regarding a potential Fusion Cancer Lawsuit, Fusion Nerve Damage Lawsuit, or Fusion Death Lawsuit, please feel free to send an e-mail message to Texas Fusion Cancer Lawyer and Texas Fatal Back Fusion Lawyer Jason Coomer. 

FDA Adverse Reports and Post Fusion Surgery Adverse Health Events

Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft is a product that has been commonly used in back fusion surgeries since 2002.  The product contains recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein (rhBMP) which is a genetically engineered protein that initiates bone growth.  The Infuse Bone Graft was approved by the FDA for use in some specific back surgeries, but has not been approved for neck surgery.  The FDA has received more than 200 adverse reports from the Infuse product including patients that have suffered swelling of the neck tissue, which constricted their airways, requiring an emergency tracheotomy, feeding tube, and more surgery.

Persons who have had a back fusion surgery which included the use of Infuse Bone Graft and families of these people should be aware of and report any of the following post surgery adverse health events:

  •     Cancer
  •     Difficulties swallowing, speaking, or breathing
  •     Angioedema (swelling of the neck and throat, which can cause fatal suffocation)
  •     Compression of airway
  •     Impingement of nerves and nerve damage
  •     Unwanted bone growth
  •     Male sterility
  •     Paralysis
  •     Emergency surgery
  •     Disability
  •     Death
Fusion Surgery Cancer Lawsuit, Fatal Fusion Surgery Lawsuit, and Fusion Surgery Nerve Damage Lawsuit Information

For information regarding a potential Fusion Cancer Lawsuit, Fusion Nerve Damage Lawsuit, or Fusion Death Lawsuit, please go to the following web page: Fusion Cancer Lawsuit, Fusion Nerve Damage Lawsuit, or Fusion Death Lawsuit Information.  

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