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Hernia Krugal Mesh

bigcat90bbigcat90 Posts: 1,009
I had my surgery last month on the 27th,i was told that the mesh had grown into the scar tissue,the surgeon had to shave down the mesh.There was a recall of hernia meshes in 2003,i had the krugal mesh put into me that year,i have talked to some lawyers,i am going to meet with them soon.The mesh is what caused my pain for 6 years, So if you have had a hernia surgery,be aware that there have been problems with the mesh,they use....


  • Interesting. I was just reading about a spine specialist that uses a type of mesh "patch" for herniated discs. I wonder if the problems such as you've had have been worked out??
  • Since my surgery i have been feeling better,i still have some pain,but not as much as before,they had thought it was a nodule,but when the surgeon when in he saw what was wrong,i have lost alot of weight,i weigh 172lbs,it was about 200lbs 2 years ago,i didnt know they used a mesh for a disc,my hernnia was a large direct hernia,i have has 7 hernia surguries,i wont have anymore.....
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  • i have found a lawyer who will take my case,he said i have a 90% chance of winning,i will meet him on the 3rd of dec,i am in this for the long hall,i will get all my medical record dating back to 1997,i just have to have my doctors name now,thnx everyone here who has supported me,and my dad did make it home yesterday,he is doing much better...
  • That's excellent news on all accounts.

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  • :H Hello all, my doctor promised me that the mesh he used was not on the recall list. I had a 17 c hernia which was cause by my tumor surgery. Thanks for the info. it was very useful. :H
    Had PLIF in 2008 and a Laminectomy. One level fusion, L4-L5.
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