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Infusion pumps could cause defective medical device injuries

by fpw | April 29th, 2010

April 29, 2010 Patients in hospitals and home care environments often require medical equipment to address and supply their daily needs. However, when a medical device is defective, it can mean serious injury if that device serves a critical function. That is what has happened with infusion pumps, according to HealthDay News. Infusion pumps are

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Defective medical device used in eye surgery recalled

by fpw | January 8th, 2009

January 8, 2009 The FDA reported that a defective medical device that was used to perform eye surgery has been recalled. Advanced Medical Optics, Inc. recalled its product Healon D due to reports of defective medical device injuries following use of the product during eye surgery. The defective medical device Healon D is an ophthalmic

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HeartMate II product may cause medical device injuries

by fpw | November 6th, 2008

November 6, 2008 Thorteca Corporation has issued a warning regarding the HeartMate II Left Ventricular Assist Systems (HM II LVAS) with Catalogue No. 1355 or 102139, due to the risk of defective medical device injuries. The device’s percutaneous lead which connects the device to the systems controller could wear overtime and cause interruption in the

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