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Transvaginal Mesh Case Verdicts Can Be Significant

by Staff Blogger | February 16th, 2016

For years, transvaginal mesh was used in surgeries to treat pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in women. The mesh was surgically implanted to keep internal organs in place so they didn’t sag within the body cavity. Although initial results seemed promising, in the last several years, transvaginal mesh has been linked

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Letter to the FDA Addresses Risks of Power Morcellator Cancer

by Staff Blogger | December 29th, 2015

Controversy continues to swirl around the use of a device known as the power morcellator to remove uterine fibroids from the bodies of women. In 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ordered doctors and surgeons to discontinue the use of the power morcellator when performing procedures like hysterectomies due to an increased risk

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Automated Endoscope Washing Machines to be Recalled by the FDA

by Staff Blogger | December 22nd, 2015

Hospital-acquired infections are one of the leading causes of hospital readmittance in the United States today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that as many as 700,000 such infections are reported each year. With so many infections being reported, many wonder what is causing this phenomenon. The defective medical device lawyers at Ferrer, Poirot

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Boston Scientific’s Chariot Guided Sheath Faces FDA Recall

by Staff Blogger | December 15th, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is charged with the task of regulating the safety of medical products in our country. When a product doesn’t meet certain standards, the agency initiates a recall. One of the latest potentially defective medical products to face an FDA recall is Boston Scientific’s Chariot Guided Sheath. A long

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