The TCM and TCM II cooling and heating system and the HX2 Temperature Management system are heater cooler medical devices used during surgeries to warm or cool patients as part of their surgical care. These heater cooler devices regulate the temperature of patients who are undergoing such surgeries. The machines manufactured by Terumo include tanks that provide temperature controlled water to external heat exchangers or to warming/cooling blankets through cold water circuits.
Recalled Terumo Cooling And Heating Systems
Unfortunately, the FDA has recently issued a public recall due to multiple adverse event reports submitted to the FDA from patients developing non-tuberculosis mycobacterium infections (NTM) due to these heater cooler devices. These are extremely rare infections. As a result of the FDA’s investigation the manufacturer Terumo has altered the heater cooler devices’ cleaning instructions to reduce infection risk.
If you or your loved one had a surgical procedure and the hospital used one of these heater cooler devices and you have been diagnosed with Non-Tuberculosis Mycobacterium (NTM) you have a claim for monetary damages. We are actively taking these cases throughout the country.
These heater cooler devices were used for patients undergoing cardiac, vascular or cardiothoracic surgery which needed the support of these devices. Accordingly, the type of surgery in which these heater cooler devices were used were cardiac, vascular and cardiothoracic surgeries.
We are investigating Terumo heater cooler infection cases throughout California and nationwide.
The Terumo cooling and heating infection attorneys at Nadrich & Cohen, LLP are actively taking Terumo caused non-tuberculosis mycobacterium (NTM) cases throughout the country. We are actively taking cases where surgical patients were diagnosed with non-tuberculosis mycobacterium or mycobacterium chimaera (M. chimaera) following their surgeries.
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with either of these infections, immediately contact Nadrich & Cohen, LLP for free consultation. We have a national team in place to handle these cases. Our consultation is free and 100% confidential. Don’t wait, call us today at 1-800-718-4658 to speak with a specialist or you can complete the “Do I Have A Case?” form on this page. You can also use the live chat feature.
We have offices throughout California. We are contingency lawyers. A contingency lawsuit means that it will never cost you a penny to let us help you. We are only paid after we obtain a recovery against the heater cooler manufacturer.
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Please call 1-800-718-4658 today or complete the form on this page to see if you have a case. We are contingency lawyers who handle defective medical device cases nationwide. We never charge a fee unless we first obtain a recovery. We advance all costs and expenses. If we do not obtain a recovery you will owe us nothing. We have multiple offices throughout California to help you.