Infuse, an artificial protein; was banned from the market because of its tendency to enhance bone growth beyond specified parameters. This over growth lead to serious complication in the patients, which further lead to huge number of bone graft lawsuit being filed by the patients.
Usage of infuse lead to bone over growth which resulted in medical complication like cancer, damage to nervous system, damage to male reproductive organs, choking and difficulty in swallowing and pain. Some of these side effects even proved fatal.
Gynaecological problems are most common in women because her body under goes various kinds of changes after puberty, delivery, menopause etc. Especially after giving birth to a baby, the muscles and the ligaments tend to get loose thereby resulting the sagging of urethra.
This in turn puts pressure on the bladder thereby resulting to Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI). Women suffering from this condition cannot control discharge of urine and basic activities liking laughing, sneezing or coughing leads to leakage of urine.
As a remedy, pelvic meshes were introduced which positioned the urethra back in its original place and putting pressure to control urination. Pelvic meshes were manufactured from Polypropylene which was considered to be the best suitable material for the body.
Depuy Orthopaedics and Stryker Corporation had introduced hip implants. These implants were recommended to those patients who suffered from hip and joint pains and had a difficult time doing their daily activities.
These implants were designed with the aim that the patients would no longer have to suffer in agony and they could easily walk, bend and stand and continue happily with their routine life. However, these promises were left unfulfilled when people started facing a lot of side effects due to these implants.
Many patients were suffering from metallosis, which means that metal fragments were found in the blood and tissue which were due to the rubbing of metals. This debris further led to tumour. Some people had difficulty in walking due to loosening of the cups, whereas some suffered fractures and limp walks.