The Concorde Lift Expandable Interbody Device May Fail, which May Cause Serious Complications, Injuries or Death
DePuy Synthes Spine has issued a voluntary recall in early 2019 of their Concorde Lift Expandable Interbody Device because of reports of post-operative loss of cage height due to it collapsing and cage migration of the device. Patients have reportedly experienced unbearable pain, while others required costly and painful revision surgery or total removal of the device from their spines.
The overall complaint rate for all CONCORDE LIFT implants post-operative for collapsing (loss of cage height) was 1.24 our of every 1,000 patients, and 1.55 out of every 1,000 for migration (post-operative shifting) of the device.
DePuy Synthes Spine ordered an immediate recall of the CONCORDE LIFT spinal implant and ordered all company reps and doctors to immediately stop all distribution and marketing of the device.
DePuy Concord Lift Spinal Implant Recall 2019
All lots of the CONCORDE LIFT were recalled in April 2019. The manufacturers DePuy Synthes, a Johnson & Johnson company, told all doctors and surgeons to “cease using the affected components immediately. To immediately return all affected CONCORDE LIFT spinal implants immediately after learning of the recall and forward and notify all facility personell and surgeons of the recall.
We are now preparing to file lawsuits on behalf of patients who have suffered complications, injuries, or death following the implantation of a DePuy CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device. THIS IS NOT A LAWSUIT AGAINST YOUR DOCTOR. Doctors were not aware of the potential failure of this device until the voluntary recall was issued.
If you or a loved one have or have had spinal fusion surgery with the implantation of a DePuy CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device, and have suffered complications, injuries or death as a result, call us right away to see if you qualify for compensation. We will conduct a FREE evaluation to see if you qualify for compensation. This evaluation is at NO COST to you. All it takes is a call. You may be eligible for compensation for your injuries and damages. Aside from the pain and suffering, you may also be eligible to receive compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, and other damages you have suffered.
Who Can Sue?
If you are a patient who has or has had a DePuy CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device and has suffered complications or injuries as a result of the CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device, you may be entitled to compensation. Similarly, if you have a family member who has died from complications arising from the DePuy CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device, you may be entitled to seek compensation on their behalf. Please call us today to see if you qualify as a claimant.
According to the manufacturer, the DePuy CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device may fail, resulting in the following complications:
- poor spine biomechanics to various extents (loss of intervertebral disc space height or spine alignment);
- pain to various extents;
- reversible or irreversible spinal nerve injuries; and
- malunion/nonunion (failure of fusion).
Patients who have suffered complications from the DePuy CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device may require revision surgery. Revision surgery may cause the following problems:
- blood loss;
- additional or increased scarring;
- neural and vascular damage;
- additional pain to the patient;
- anesthesia-associated risks; and
- functional problems resulting from these other injuries.
What You Can Do If You Have or Have Had a CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device?
If you or a loved one have or have had a CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device and have suffered complications, injury or death as a result, call us right away to explore your legal options. We are preparing lawsuits against the manufacturer of the CONCORDE LIFT Expandable Interbody Device. Call us today to see if you qualify.