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Catheter Recalled Due to Increased Risk of Injury and Death
February 2nd, 2021|
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that Penumbra is recalling its JET 7 Reperfusion Catheter with Xtra Flex Technology due to the risks that it poses for causing serious injuries and even death in patients who use it. The catheter is typically used for removing clots in stroke patients, but the companyRead More
Suspect a Medical Device Injury? Get Help Right Away to Protect Your Health and Rights.
January 19th, 2021|
When you received a medical device, especially if it was surgically implanted in your body, you expected it to improve your life and ease your symptoms. But now, you may be experiencing new pain, new symptoms, and new worries. Is your device defective or even dangerous? If you suspect it is, it’s important to getRead More
30+ Medical Devices Were Recalled in 2020
December 22nd, 2020|
Medical devices can significantly improve patients’ quality of life. They’re used for a variety of purposes, whether it’s replacing damaged or failing joints, monitoring and controlling heart rhythm, and administering steady doses of drugs and insulin. But like all manufactured products, medical devices are always at risk of failure—and sometimes, that failure is due toRead More
Your Joint Replacement Is Defective. Now What Happens?
September 22nd, 2020|
More than 1 million people undergo joint replacement surgery in the U.S. every year, whether it’s their hips or their knees that are being replaced. And while joint replacement surgery can significantly improve mobility and quality of life, it’s not without its risks. All surgery carries risks, and unfortunately, some joint replacement devices are knownRead More