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Faulty design and cleaning procedures in widely used endoscope may have caused superbug outbreak

CRE bacteria, Source: CDC By Farid Zakaria, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP  An outbreak of a drug-resistant strain of bacteria at a major southern California hospital last February has been linked to a medical device used in the treatment of cancers, gallstones, and other ailments of the digestive [...]

By |2015-04-08T12:30:19-05:00April 8th, 2015|Featured|5 Comments

POWER MORCELLATION and the Risk of Uterine Sarcoma Dissemination

By Dan Bolton, Keller, Fishback & Jackson LLP An estimated 50,000 women a year in the United States undergo a hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) or myomectomy (removal of uterine fibroids) with the use of a medical device known as a power morcellator. Power morcellators typically use a rapidly rotating [...]

By |2014-08-15T15:12:01-05:00August 15th, 2014|Featured, Morcellator Injuries|4 Comments