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Class I Medical Device Recall: Fresenius Medical Care North America, CombiSet True Flow Series Hemodialysis Blood Tubing Set wit by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 20 Jan 2011 12:00am Recall Class: Class I Date Recall Initiated: November 11, 2010 Product: CombiSet True Flow Series Hemodialysis Blood Tubing Set with Priming Set and Transducer Protectors for Use with the Blood Volume Monitor This recall affects ONLY Part Number 03-2695-9 and ONLY Part Number 03-2795-7. To locate the specific l ... Read on »
Class I Medical Device Recall: Teleflex Medical, ISIS HVT Tracheal Tube Cuffed with Subglottic Secretion Suction Port (with and by FDA Posted Mon 24 Feb 2014 12:00am The affected tracheal tube may kink during patient use. If a tracheal tube kinks, it can deprive the patient of adequate ventilation causing serious patient injury including hypoxic injury and/or anoxia, and death. Read on »
Class I Medical Device Recall: Bryan Medical Tracoe Mini 3.0mm Tracheostomy Tube - Mislabeling by FDA Posted Mon 22 Jul 2013 12:00am The Tracoe Mini 3.0mm Tracheostomy Tubes were mislabeled on the device packaging. Read on »
Medical Device Recall: Cobe Spectra Apheresis System Disposable Tubing Sets by FDA Posted Fri 16 Jul 2010 4:48am DATE RECALL INITIATED: July 12, 2010 PRODUCT / LOT NUMBER /CATALOG NUMBER: Lot Number Tubing Set Name Catalog  0S15238 WBC SET, SPECTRA  70600  0S15239 FUNCTIONALLY CLOSED WBC SET, SPECTRA  70620 MANUFACTURER: Car ... Read on »
Class I Medical Device Recall: Fisher and Paykel Healthcare, Ltd., Infant Nasal CPAP Prongs - May Detach from Nasal Tubing and I by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 23 May 2014 12:00am Fisher and Paykel Healthcare received 24 reports in which the device has malfunctioned. There were zero injuries and zero deaths. The firm received reports of the affected prongs detaching from the nasal tubing during use, especially when mucous and/or... Read on »
Class I Medical Device Recall: Certain Covidien Shiley Adult Tracheostomy Tubes by FDA Posted Wed 15 Aug 2012 12:00am Reason for Recall: Covidien is recalling certain cuffed Shiley tracheostomy tubes due to consumer complaints related to reports of volume leakage and/or disconnection between the inner and outer cannulae, which were observed during mechanical... Read on »
Class I Medical Device Recall: Medtronic Xomed, Inc., NIM Trivantage EMG Endotracheal Tube by FDA Posted Fri 21 Jun 2013 12:00am The firm received complaints of "cuff leak" or "cuff deflation" occurring when the inflation valve cap is inappropriately removed (pulled off, instead of snapped-off sideways). Read on »
More Than 70,000 Kids Injured by Medical Devices Each Year by Medline Plus Posted Mon 26 Jul 2010 1:00pm Contact lenses, IV tubes lead list of items causing trips to the ER, study shows Monday, July 26, 2010 MONDAY, July 26 (HealthDay News) -- Injuries from contact lenses, intravenous tubes and other "medical devices" send more than 70,000 American children to emergency rooms each year, a new study shows. ... Read on »
They now have 70 subscribers, o ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:18pm   They now have 70 subscribers, one of the new subscribers was me this morning.   At least they are getting there even though they have had an account since September 6th of last year.  This is amazing that the the Channel exists out there, and yet very few are tuned in.  I have done my part here and added the link to the blog right below t ... Read on »
Gastric Bands Videos on You Tube – Ethicon Division of Johnson and Johnson Has Spent over 15 Million to Advertise by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 06 Jul 2009 9:49pm We are starting to see more advertisements both on You Tube and on television with medical devices and the budgets appear to be quite large.  It’s funny they all have happy smiling people, just like the drug commercials do.  If you want to learn more click on the pictures to see how this banding procedure works and how the physician can adjust by ... Read on »