Boston recalls intravascular ultrasound catheter on tip detachment risk
This article was originally published in Clinica
Boston Scientific is voluntarily recalling all of its iCross coronary imaging catheters because of a risk of their tips becoming detached due to the catheter material becoming brittle. The issue came to light after eight instances of tip detachment were reported between 1 April 2010 and 10 May 2011, giving a detachment rate of 0.027%.
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