Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuits

October 10, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients who suffered complications after undergoing a surgery on the upper spine and neck using the Medtronic Infuse bone graft.
Medtronic infuse problems reportedly include swelling of tissue in the neck and throat which can lead to difficulty swallowing and breathing, as well as infection, cyst formation, male infertility and death.
Medtronic Inc.
Additional Details
The Medtronic Infuse bone graft is a bioengineered material which spurs bone growth. The Medtronic Infuse has been approved for lower back surgeries; however, it has not received FDA approval for use in the cervical spine, which extends from the shoulders to the head. Still, many patients have received the Infuse bone graft in cervical spine surgery to treat neck pain.
Type of Lawsuit
Mass Tort