The Guidant Lawsuit involves the Ancure Aorta Patch which is used to fix
bulging walls of the main artery that carries blood away from the heart.
These bulges are called abdominal aortic aneurysms or AAA.
lawyer if you are feeling ill due to the effects caused by the
Ancure Aorta Patch.
Corporation, the company that made the patch, began a recall in
March 2001 because of the patch's "deficiencies."
Technologies, Inc., affiliated with Guidant Corp., was found
guilty of not revealing "deficiencies" of their Ancure
Endograft System and as a result has confirmed on June 2003, to
pay a $92.4 million fine.
admits it did not let the FDA know about 2,600 cases of Ancure
Endograft System malfunctions and negative health results due to
these malfunctions. This resulted in 12 people dying and
57 rushed surgeries to remove the Ancure Patch.
Please see your doctor
regarding your health condition and contact your attorney for
your legal rights. Please keep in mind that there may be a
deadline to file your claim so act now!
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