Hernia repairs are often done by implanting a mesh product in the body. Several specific products used in hernia repair surgeries are now under intense scrutiny due to side effects and complications occurring with patients.
If you have had a hernia repair surgery, you likely are well aware of the symptoms and description of a hernia. However, for those who may not be as well informed, a hernia happens when the lining or organ protrudes through the layer of muscles in the stomach creating a bulge.
Several kinds of hernias exist:
The following problems have been reported by patients with hernia mesh implants:
Several models of hernia mesh have been recalled from the market due to safety issues.