Breast Implant Patient Preferences Topic Of New FDA Study
The US agency’s study will look at how the potential cancer risk tied to textured breast implants, as well as other factors, play into how patients decide what type of implants to get.
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For Second Time This Month, Medtronic Announces Class I FDA Recall Related To HeartWare System Component
Medtronic, Baxter and BD are all facing recalls, with Medtronic finding yet another issue with HeartWare HVAD systems. Separately, the FDA put a Baxter respiratory device recall into Class I, and BD announced a recall on intraosseous devices.
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