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consumer alerts Hernia Mesh Hernia mesh is a type of medical device that is used to provide a patch for hernias. The patch is placed over the hernia during a surgical procedure. Complications of Inferior Vena Cava Filters Inferior vena cava filters can be responsible for such serious complications as organ perforation, vein perforation, breakage while implanted in the body, and even migration to other parts of the body. Did You Suffer Serious Diabetic Ketoacidosis as a Result of an SGLT-2 Drug? Diabetic ketoacidosis is a potentially fatal illness associated with Invokana and other SGLT-2 inhibitor drugs. Ketoacidosis can lead to severe dehydration, swelling of the brain, death of bowel tissue, heart attack, kidney failure, coma and death. Zofran & Birth Defects Considerable research has linked Zofran, when taken during the first trimester of pregnancy, to an increased risk of serious birth defects. Depuy Hip Recall Depuy Orthopedics has issued a WORLDWIDE RECALL of it's "metal-on-metal" ASR XL Acetabular System for Total Hip Replacement. Transvaginal Mesh Update Generally, the transvaginal mesh implanted for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or for urinary stress incontinence (SUI) from 2004 forward are the cases under review.