1. 2020 Safety Communications

    The FDA posts Medical Device Safety Communications to describe the FDA's current analysis of an issue and contain specific regulatory approaches and clinical recommendations for patient management.
  2. Tytek Medical Recalls TM-317 PneumoDart-Pneumothorax Needle Due to Fully and Partially Blocked Needles

    The needle is used to remove air from the lung cavity. If the needle is blocked, emergency treatment is delayed which can lead to heart or lung failure.
  3. 2020 Medical Device Recalls

    List of Medical Device recalls in 2020.
  4. UPDATE: The FDA recommends performing contained morcellation in women when laparoscopic power morcellation is appropriate

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating our 2014 safety communication on laparoscopic power morcellators to provide new information on the safe and effective use of laparoscopic power morcellation for gynecologic procedures.
  5. UPDATE: Reduce the Risk of Cardiac Surgery Infection While Using the LivaNova Heater-Cooler System 3T: FDA Safety Communication

    FDA reminds health care providers and staff of actions to take to reduce the risk of cardiac surgery infection when using the LivaNova Heater-Cooler System 3T.
  6. Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Phenytoin Oral Suspension USP, 125 mg/5ml Due to Possible Underdosing or Overdosing

    Taro Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. (“Taro” or the “Company”) is voluntarily recalling two (2) lots of Phenytoin Oral Suspension USP, 125 mg/5 mL both in 237 mL bottles, to the consumer level. Phenytoin Oral Suspension USP, 125 mg/5 mL is indicated for the treatment of tonic-clonic (grand mal) and psy
  7. Abbott Initiates Voluntary Recall of Specific Lots of Two Coronary Catheters

    Abbott has voluntarily recalled specific lots of two catheters used in coronary angioplasty procedures: the NC Trek RX Coronary Dilatation Catheter and the NC Traveler Coronary Dilatation Catheter, balloon diameters 4.0mm, 4.5mm and 5.0mm. This recall does not affect patients who have successfully u
  8. Teleflex Medical Recalls Comfort Flo Humidification Systems Due to Malfunction That May Cause Water to Enter Airway

    The system provides heated and humidified breathing gases to patients. The system may malfunction causing water to enter the airway causing serious injury.
  9. ResMed Recalls Stellar 100 and 150 Non-invasive and Invasive Ventilators Due to Sound Alarm Failure

    The ventilators are used on patients that need breathing support. The sound alarm on the ventilator may fail to alert, presenting a risk of injury or death.
  10. Abbott Vascular Recalls NC Trek RX and NC Traveler RX Coronary Dilatation Catheters Due to Failure of Balloon (diameter 4.0mm, 4.5mm and 5.00mm) to Deflate

    Coronary dilation catheters are used to open clogged blood vessels to improve blood flow to the heart, Abbot is recalling these devices due to failure of balloon to deflate in certain models, use may cause serious adverse health consequences, such as reduced blow flow to the heart and air embolism.

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