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Magec Rods FAQ

Reports have surfaced indicating that the NuVasive MAGEC System can fail prematurely and cause metallosis, a type of metal poisoning that has been linked to joint replacement devices.

The NuVasive Magec Rods System has been linked to reports of premature failure and metallosis, severe health complications that may require painful revision surgery to treat.

Free Confidential Lawsuit Evaluation: If your child or other loved one suffered complications from scoliosis surgery, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to compensation by filing a suit and our lawyers can help.

What is the Magec Rods System?

Manufactured and marketed by NuVasive Inc., the “Magec Rods” system is a magnetically controlled device used to treat severe scoliosis in young children. The implant was designed to eliminate, or significantly reduce, the need for repeated invasive surgical intervention associated with traditional scoliosis surgery.

How Does it Work?

Surgeons implant the growing rod system.
Doctors use an external remote control to lengthen the rods as the child grows.
“Non-invasive” follow-up care is performed until the patient’s spine is done growing.

What’s the Problem?

There have recently been reports linking the NuVasive Magec Rods System to metallosis and other complications which can cause it to fail prematurely, requiring the need for revision surgery to remove the implant.

Which Complications has the Magec System Been Linked to?

  • Skin discoloration
  • Metallosis
  • Necrosis
  • Failure of the rods to distract (lengthen) when required
  • Bent or broken rods
  • Implant failure
  • The need for revision surgery
  • And more

What is Metallosis?

Metallosis is a type of metal poisoning that occurs when metal debris from synthetic implants are released into a patient’s body. This can lead to reactions such as inflammation and pain, often forcing patients to have a procedure to remove the implant, known as revision surgery.

Has a Class Action Been Filed?

No class action lawsuit has been filed to date in the NuVasive Magec Rods litigation. However, that doesn’t mean you’re out of luck if your child or other loved one has been injured. Our lawyers are currently filing individual lawsuits on behalf of families whose children were harmed after undergoing surgery with the Magec Rods System.

Can I File a Magec Rod Lawsuit?

Only a qualified attorney can determine whether you are eligible to file a lawsuit against NuVasive, the company that manufactures the Magec Rod System, which is why we are currently offering free case evaluations. Simply fill out the confidential evaluation form below to contact our law firm now.

How Can Filing a Lawsuit Help Me?

By filing a lawsuit against the maker of NuVasive, you may be entitled to collect compensation for all current and future medical expenses related to the treatment of your child’s injury, as well as for damages for pain and suffering. Additionally, filing a lawsuit can help hold NuVasive accountable for releasing an allegedly defective medical device into the marketplace, and to discourage other companies from engaging in similar conduct.

Do I have a Magec Rods Lawsuit?

The Medical Malpractice Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Magec Rods lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury cases in all 50 states.
Free Case Evaluation: Again, if your child had problems after receiving the NuVasive Magec Rod, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.

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