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Former FDA Director Joins Public Citizen in Device Recall Petition

DECEMBER 23, 2011 ~ The consumer group Public Citizen frequently calls for the recall of dangerous drugs or medical devices including a petition last August calling for the recall of synthetic surgical mesh from the market because of the complication rate and a failure to show a benefit [...]

By |2011-12-23T23:05:38-05:00December 23rd, 2011|Medical News|2 Comments

Public Citizen: Recall Synthetic Surgical Mesh

AUGUST 25, 2011 - Synthetic surgical mesh is implanted into women for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence and now Public Citizen is calling for a ban citing the needless exposure of patients to serious, life-altering complications. Synthetic mesh used for pelvic surgeries, and hernia repair in men, [...]

By |2011-08-25T20:34:24-04:00August 25th, 2011|Featured|0 Comments