Bard G2 IVC Filter Lawyers
The Bard G2 IVC Filter System has been linked to a number of problems and complications such as IVC Filter migration and IVC Filter fracture. Our IVC Filter lawyers are currently reviewing Bard G2 IVC Filter lawsuits for victims Nationwide to recover compensation for their IVC Filter complications.
If you or someone you love has been harmed by a defective Bard G2 IVC Filter, you may be entitled to collect compensation for your damages. Call us at 1-888-554-2889 to speak with a Bard IVC Filter lawyer directly.
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Bard G2 IVC Filter Complications
The Bard G2 IVC Filter System was FDA approved in 2005, as the successor for the Bard Recovery IVC Filter System, which was linked to a high number of fractures and migrations. Bard has marketed the system as having “enhanced fracture resistance”, ‘improved centering”, and “increased migration resistance.” Unfortunately, the Bard G2 IVC Filter has now been linked to these and other complications, as well.
In an August 2010 study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers found the Bard G2 IVC Filter System complication rate to be an unacceptable 12%. Researchers also found that the rate of complication increases in proportion to the amount of time the device was left in place, suggesting that Bard G2 IVC Filter System complications may increase with the progression of time.
Bard G2 IVC Filter Problems
The Bard G2 IVC Filter System is meant to stop or catch blood clots as they travel through the inferior vena cava in order to prevent a pulmonary embolism in patients who are unable to take anticoagulant medications.
The Bard G2 IVC Filter System complications may lead to a number of serious or potentially fatal injuries, such as:
- Lung perforation
- Heart perforation
- Hemorrhagic pericardial effusion
- Cardiac tamponade
- Pericardial pamponade
- Vena cava puncture
- Chest pain
- Breathing problems
In some cases the Bard G2 IVC Filter System, which is marketed as being removable, is not able to be surgically removed.
Contact our Bard G2 IVC Filter Complication Lawyers
A number of patients who have been seriously injured by Bard G2 IVC Filter System complications have opted to file dangerous medical device personal injury lawsuits.. If you have suffered after a Bard G2 IVC Filter System implantation, contact our defective medical product liability lawyers for a free legal consultation.