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Catheters

Injured by a Defective Catheter or Related Medical Device?

Millions of people each year use catheters to drain fluids or urine, to administer medicine like insulin, to receive oxygen through breathing tubes and to measure pressure in the heart and veins. Users trust that when they insert a catheter tube into their body, it will work properly.

But sometimes these devices are poorly made or designed. When catheters are defective, they may not function properly and not drain fluids or administer medication as designed, causing serious health problems. When catheters are inserted or used improperly, they can be stuck in the body, causing cuts, bruises, scars and bleeding.

If you or a loved one has been injured after using a catheter to administer or drain fluids to and from your body, or after a catheter was used on you during surgery, we can help. At Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., our attorneys will represent patients who have been harmed by defective catheters. We work with an experienced team in bringing product liability lawsuits in courts throughout New York State. Our medical malpractice lawyersare equipped to achieve the best possible results in these matters, including favorable settlements and jury verdicts for catheter injury victims and their families. We fight, you win.

To learn how we can help you, schedule a free consultation today by calling 212-750-1200, or sending us an e-mail.

Blood Catheters, Urine Catheters and Foley Catheters With Known Problems

Over the past few years, problems have been reported with a number of catheters and related devices — in fact, some on the list below have been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If you or a loved one has been harmed by any of these devices or similar ones, call 212-750-1200.

  • Arrow International Inc. Arrow NextStep Antegrade Chronic Hemodialysis Catheter
  • Boston Scientific iCross and Atlantis SR Pro 2 Coronary Imaging Catheters
  • Millar Instruments Inc. Mikro-Tip Angiographic Catheter, modesl SPC-454D and SPC-454F
  • Cook Inc. Single, Double, Triple and Five-Lumen Central Venous Catheter Trays and Single and Double Lumen PICC Peripheral Inserted Central Venous Catheter Trays
  • Merit Medical Systems Prelude Short Sheath Catheter Introducer
  • Arrow Ultra 8 Intra-Aortic Balloon Catheters (IABS) 8 FR 30CC and 40CC Universal and
  • Arrow Intra-Aortic Balloon (IAB) Catheter with a Fiber Optic Sensor and Measurement
  • AngioScore Inc. AngioSculpt Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty (PTA) Scoring Balloon Catheter OTW
  • ev3 NanoCross PTA Dilatation Catheter
  • Penumbra System Reperfusion Catheter
  • AngioScore Inc. — AngioSculpt "EX" PTCA Scoring Balloon Catheter
  • Teleflex Incorporated — Arrow International Custom Intravenous IV Tubing Sets and Arrow Arterial Embolectomy Catheters
  • Baylis Medical Company Inc. Torflex Transseptal Guiding Sheath
  • ev3 Endovascular Inc. Trailblazer Support Catheter
  • Cordis Corp., CROSSOVER Sheath Introducer
  • Edwards Lifesciences Corp., CardioVations EndoClamp Aortic Catheter
  • Penumbra Inc. Neuron 6F 070 Delivery Catheter
  • Medtronic Neuromodulation, INDURA 1P Intrathecal Catheter and Sutureless Pump Connector Revision Kit
  • Penumbra Inc. Neuron 5F Select Catheter
  • Abbott Vascular-Cardiac Therapies dba Guidant Corporation, POWERSAIL Coronary Dilatation Catheters
  • Medtronic Neurologic Technologies, Innervision Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter, BioGlide and Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter
  • Medtronic INDURA 1P Intrathecal Catheter and Sutureless Pump Connector Kit
  • Cordis Corp. Dura Star™ RX and Fire Star™ RX PTCA Balloon Catheters

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