Medtronic is recalling certain endotracheal tubes after receiving customer complaints about obstruction of the tubes while used on patients.
Tag: medical device safety
An Atlanta resident died of hypoglycemia after his Dexcom G6 glucose monitoring device failed to sound an alarm; his widow is pursuing a wrongful death suit.Read More
The FDA says its goal is to prevent patients from experiencing adverse effects from certain materials used in medical devices.Read More
“We believe that HHS and CMS should expeditiously take steps to add the device identifier portion of UDIs in Medicare claims, and we ask you to commit to finalizing this change as soon as possible,” write the lawmakers.Read More
Not allowing medical device companies to present information about the FDA’s analysis of their products in product liability cases against them results in unfair court trials, posits an article by Reuters.Read More
The U.S. FDA has issued guidance documents to help increase transparency and assist reporting and timely completion of studies on certain medical devices’ safety and effectiveness.Read More
FDA deemed Boston Scientific’s recall of the Vici SDS and RDS venous stent system a Class I recall, reports MDDI.Read More