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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: 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: 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 »
Chemical Found in Medical Devices Linked to Heart Problems - Cyclohexanone by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 09 May 2009 10:41pm The loss of memory and/or taste that can occur following bypass surgery has been a mystery and it appears to be the chemical in the tubing , IV bags and catheters.  Perhaps we might see some changes down the road in the manufacturing processes with plastics.  This has not been the only issue with plastic products as the heated discussion on BPA ... Read on »
PAL partner Prescription Project calls on FDA to crack down on illegal Internet medical device ads by Prescription Access Litigation Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Dec 2008 8:01am This past Wednesday, the Prescription Project, a sister project to PAL at our parent organization, Community Catalyst, filed four petitions with the FDA raising concerns about online advertising of medical devices and drugs on The petitions cited ads posted on YouTube by Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) and Stry ... Read on »