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Knee Implant Failures and Bone Cement

What is bone cement and how it is used? Patients' medical conditions sometimes require the implantation of a medical device to replace damaged bone. One...
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Knee Implant Failures May Be Due to Bone Cement

Patients who have had a knee replacement and a knee implant failure may be suffering due to high-viscosity bone cement failures. Traumatic injuries, aging, and...
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FDA Plans to Review Surgical Stapler Safety

In March this year, Kaiser Health News conducted an investigation that found that the FDA gave manufacturers of surgical staplers an “exemption” to file malfunctioning...
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FDA Issues Class I Recall For Ethicon’s Circular Surgical Staplers

KBA previously noted problems with surgical staplers. Once again, defective surgical staplers are in the news. Today, following the FDA’s March 2019 warnings to surgeons...
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Public Access to Medical Device Problem Files – FDA Says

FDA says secret files on medical device problems will be opened to the public One of the ways that consumers should be able to stay...
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After Injuries, FDA Orders Transvaginal Mesh Off The Market

Lawsuits against manufacturers of surgical mesh to treat pelvic organ prolapse have been filed in the tens of thousands after the first reports of possible...
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Medical Scopes Still Causing Superbug Infections And Deaths

During an endoscopy, medical scopes are inserted into a patient's body. Whenever a foreign instrument is placed inside the body, additional risks are introduced. Here,...
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FDA Orders Manufacturers to Stop Selling Transvaginal Mesh

April 16, 2019, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a press release that indicated it had officially and directly ordered all known...
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Hernia Mesh Symptoms

There are numerous health complications associated with defective hernia mesh implants that people should watch out for as some of these cause extreme pain and...
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Coloplast Transvaginal Meshes in Spotlight at FDA Panel

A woman's pelvic health is very important, but many injuries can easily pop up over time. In this day and age, women have many possible...
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