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Biomedical Engineering Expert Discusses Infection From Heater-Cooler Device BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a patient who allegedly contracted a pulmonary infection following cardiothoracic surgery. The patient in question had undergone open heart surgery in order to treat a malformation in his aorta, during which he was placed on cardio-pulmo …

Class Action Claims Zimmer Hip Products were Harmful BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Class Action Claims Zimmer Hip Products were Harmful

A group of patients who all allegedly suffered complications after the use of Zimmer products in their total hip arthroplasty procedures decided to file a class action against the device manufacturer. Each patient had suffered Metallosis, or the buildup of …

Child’s Car Seat Blamed for Fatal Outcome of Car Crash BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

Child’s Car Seat Blamed for Fatal Outcome of Car Crash

This case involves a toddler who was killed in a car accident. On the date of the incident in question, the child was riding in the back seat of her family’s car when her father, who was driving, lost control of the vehicle after hitting a large patch of b …

FDA Regulation Expert Opines on Zimmer Hip Replacement Metallosis BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a 70 year-old woman with a history of rheumatoid arthritis who used the Zimmerman hip device after she fell at her home and dislocated her hip. After assessing her condition, the doctor decided a hip replacement was her best option. The  …

Biomechanics Expert Discusses Spinal Fracture Suffered During Ambulance Ride BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who was picked up by emergency medical workers after having suffered an apparent seizure while attending her son’s baseball game. Due to severe confusion as well as belligerent behavior, the woman had been restrained pr …

Biomedical Engineering Experts Discuss Failure of Carbon Fiber Fixation Device BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING Expert Case

This case involves a patient who had a carbon fiber plate implanted in her leg to treat a fracture. At some point, the plate broke, and the coating material allegedly “melted” while inside of her. The plate was black in color upon insertion into Plaintiff …