Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit

Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit

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Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit

As we age, our bodies change. It is a natural process that comes with its fair share of bumps and bruises. The wear and tear of our youth catches up to us. One such degenerative disease (any disease in which weakening of the structure or function of tissue arises) is osteoarthritis, a progressive disorder of the joints caused by slow loss of cartilage. A common form of osteoarthritis is Degenerative Disk Disease, osteoarthritis of the spine. It is when the spine loses flexibility and bone spurs squeeze a nerve, causing pain or weakness typically felt in the neck or lower back. It cannot be cured, but treatment can help. One such treatment is the use of an Infuse Bone Graft and a LT Cage Device.

The Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft is used during surgery to stimulate bone growth and restore injured spinal disks. It consists of two parts. First, a solution that contains rhBMP-2 (recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2), a protein that fuels bone formation and second, an absorbable collagen sponge, which acts as a gibbet for the formation of new bone. The bone graft, generally taken from the patient’s own hip, fuses the two vertebrae together to alleviate the spine. However, not all cases of this procedure are successful. Since this procedure deals with the spine, one’s whole body can be at risk and harm has happened.

Documented complications as a result of a faulty Infuse Bone Graft procedure include:

  • Difficulty Breathing, Swallowing or Speaking
  • Need for Breathing Support
  • Male Infertility
  • Insertion of Feeding Tubes
  • Nerve Damage
  • Death

Furthermore, Medtronic Infuse Bone Grafts have been used in areas for which it has not been approved. This “off-label” usage is a leading culprit for the above complications. This spurred the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) to state in 2008 that the safety of the usefulness of the protein has not been totally established and thus cannot receive FDA approval. In 2012, the Senate Finance Committee investigated and reported on Medtronics for false advertising and concluded that facts were distorted concerning the risks of the practice.

When filing lawsuits, people who have suffered injuries as the result of using (a) Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft seek:

  • Lost Wages
  • Medical Expenses
  • Punitive Damages

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FDA Warnings Regarding Infuse Bone Graft

Warning Update - Infuse Bone Graft

Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit

( The following is a direct article from the official FDA website ) The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning in regards to Medtronics Infuse Bone Graft.

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