An Ohio woman filed a lawsuit over an inferior vena cava (IVC) filter injury, joining thousands of other patients who claim injuries from the same device. The Daily Hornet reports that Cassandra B. filed a lawsuit alleging she was injured by the Gunther Tulip, made by Cook Medical Inc. and William Cook Europe ApS, and is asking the manufacturer to take responsibility for its defective device. Cassandra’s IVC filter was implanted in her inferior vena cava, the largest vein in the body, on Oct. 15, 2007, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton, Ohio. The surgeon, Dr. Syed Zamir, thought the ... Read More
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