Ultrapro hernia mesh is manufactured by Johnson and Johnson and their corporate subsidiary, Ethicon. I recently learned of a hernia mesh law firm reviewing Ultrapro lawsuits. We are now reviewing this mesh for potential lawsuits in conjunction with this mesh law firm. The lack of Ultrapro lawsuits stands in stark contrast to the vast amount of mesh lawsuits against Bard Davol as a result of Ventralex, Perfix Plug and 3dMax hernia mesh.

Why are  so many hernia mesh law firms running for the hills from Ultrapro Mesh lawsuits?

The answer is simple. The vast majority of big time surgical mesh lawsuit law firms believe that Ultrapro mesh is safer then other types of mesh such as Proceed mesh, Parietex hernia mesh and C-Qur mesh.

Many hernia mesh attorneys seem very interested in pursuing Physiomesh lawsuits against Ethicon yet few seem willing to go to the Mat against Ethicon as a result of Ultrapro hernia mesh (ultrapro mesh). Can a victim find an attorney to file an Ultrapro hernia mesh lawsuit? The short answer is yes, a victim may not find a good lawyer to file a Ultrapro mesh lawsuit. If you are in need of finding a surgical mesh lawsuit attorney, you may need to call around.

Ultrapro-mesh

Ultrapro mesh lawsuit

Johnson and Johnson and their corporate subsidiary, Ethicon, manufacture the following types of ULTRAPRO mesh:

  • Ultrapro hernia mesh
  • ULTRAPRO* Plug
  • ULTRAPRO* Hernia System
  • ULTRAPRO ADVANCED™ Macroporous Partially Absorbable Mesh

MESH MEDICAL DEVICES MANUFACTURED BY ETHICON THAT WE ARE REVIEWING FOR  SURGICAL MESH VICTIMS

Ethicon:

Scholarly article on Ultrapro and Prolene mesh manufactured by Ethicon

“The effect of ultrapro or prolene mesh on postoperative pain and well-being following endoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) hernia repair (TULP): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial The purpose of this study was to describe the rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial analyzing the effects of mesh type (Ultrapro versus Prolene mesh) on postoperative pain and well-being following an endoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) repair for inguinal hernias (short: TULP trial).” The effect of ultrapro or prolene mesh on postoperative pain and well-being following endoscopic Totally Extraperitoneal (TEP) hernia repair (TULP): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial”   https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3404916/ Nelleke Schouten,corresponding author1,3 Thijs van Dalen,1 Niels Smakman,1 Sjoerd G Elias,2 Geert Jan Clevers,1 Egbert-Jan M M Verleisdonk,1 Paul H P Davids,1 and Ine PJ Burgmans1

April 1, 2004 – ULTRAPRO Mesh*** comes to the medical device marketplace

PREDICATE DEVICES:

  • VYPRO Mesh,
  • PROLENE
  • Polypropylene Mesh,
  • MERSILENE Mesh

Ultrapro Mesh Device Description:

“ULTRAPRO* Mesh is a sterile partially absorbable composite mesh designed for the repair of hernias and other abdominal fascial deficiencies that require the addition of a reinforcing or bridging material to obtain the desired surgical result. ULTRAPRO Mesh is manufactured from approximately equal parts of absorbable poliglecaprone-25 monofilament fiber and nonabsorbable polypropylene monofilament Fiber.” https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf3/K033337.pdf 

April 4th, 2007 – ULTRAPRO Plug goes to market

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Ultrapro Hernia Plug

The Ultrapro Plug was approved by the FDA with a finding that the Ultrapro Plug was substantially similar to the following predicate devices

  • ULTRAPRO* Mesh (ETHICON, Inc.) – K033337
  • BARD Mesh PerFix Plug (Davol, Inc.) – K922916

Device Description:

The ULTRAPRO Plug device is composed of two sterile components: a thermoformed, three-dimensional plug and a flat, preshaped onlay patch. The ULTRAPRO Plug device is indicated for the op~jn repair of groin hernia defectshttps://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf7/K070224.pdf 

ULTRAPRO® Hernia System***

In 2007, ULTRAPRO* Hernia System was approved by the FDA with a finding that the Ultrapro Hernia System was substantially similar to the following predicate devices:

Statement of Intended Use of ULTRAPRO* Hernia System :

The ULTRAPRO* Hernia System is intended for use in open repairs of abdominal wall
hernia defects. https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf7/K071249.pdf 

Corporate propaganda put forth by Ethicon:

“Market-leading preperitoneal device:1

  • Delivers significant reduction of pain — both short — and long-term — versus conventional Lichenstein repair2*§
  • Low rate of recurrence (<1%) for a lasting repair3†‡
  • Unique MONOCRYL and PROLENE filament construction for enhanced handling and placement4,5
    • MONOCRYL film on underlay facilitates even deployment in the preperitoneal space5
  • Proven bilayer design combines anterior and posterior repair for long-term security6″  https://www.ethicon.com/na/products/hernia-mesh-and-fixation/hernia-mesh/ultrapro-hernia-system

July 24, 2015: ULTRAPRO ADVANCED™ Macroporous Partially Absorbable Mesh

https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cdrh_docs/pdf15/K150906.pdf

Victims seeking information about Ultrapro hernia mesh lawsuits

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*** On March 18, 2010 Ethicon Physiomesh was approved by the FDA by declaring Physiomesh as substantially equivalent to the following predicate devices:  Ultrapro mesh, Ultrapro hernia system  and Proceed mesh as predicate devices 510k summary

 

Device Classification Name Mesh, Surgical, Polymeric
510(K) Number K071249
Device Name ULTRAPRO* HERNIA SYSTEM, MODELS UHSL, UHSM, UHSOV
Applicant
ETHICON, INC.
U.S. ROUTE 22, WEST
P.O. BOX 151
Somerville,  NJ  08876 -0151
Applicant Contact Patrice Napoda
Correspondent
ETHICON, INC.
U.S. ROUTE 22, WEST
P.O. BOX 151
Somerville,  NJ  08876 -0151
Correspondent Contact Patrice Napoda
View Current 510(K) Holder
Current 510(K) Holder *
ETHICON INC.
Rt. 22 West
P.O. Box 151
Somerville,  NJ  08876
Regulation Number 878.3300
Classification Product Code
FTL
Date Received 05/04/2007
Decision Date 06/05/2007