IVC filters were developed to help protect people from life-threatening complications caused by blood clots. However, there are now more than 6,000 IVC filter lawsuits filed because of serious and deadly consequences that patients and their families experienced as a result of this medical device. According to an article published on the National Institutes of Health website, the complications can
When a person is at risk of developing a blood clot and cannot take blood thinners or they have a history of developing blog clots, their doctor may recommend an IVC filter. The purpose of an IVC filter is to essentially allow blood to continue to pass through to the heart and lungs, but catch blood clots if they form.
SGLT2 inhibitors are a special type of medication used to control Type II Diabetes. People with Type II Diabetes struggle to control their blood sugar levels (also referred to as their glucose levels). SGLT2 drugs (such as Invokana) help diabetics control their blood sugar numbers by stopping the body from absorbing all of the sugar. Instead, some of the extra
DePuy, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, are the subjects of a massive knee replacement recall issued by the FDA on two of their artificial joint models: LPS™ Diaphyseal Sleeve and the LPS™ Lower Extremity Dovetail Intercalary Component. If you received one of the listed DePuy knee replacements listed and if you’ve experienced any side-effects you’ll read about in this
When Dr. David Dao was forcibly removed from a Kentucky-bound flight on April 9, 2017, he became the focus of the world’s attention. Dr. Dao was on the last portion of an international flight that would ultimately take him back to Louisville, Kentucky where he needed to see patients the following day. He was approached by a United employee who