October 2, 2018

Is Enough Being Done to Protect Patients From Dangerous Medical Devices?

A recent Netflix documentary called “The Bleeding Edge” illustrates some of the problems with the way that many medical devices, including metal on metal hip implants, get approved and make their way to the market. Specifically, the documentary calls into question the safety of certain procedures used by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in…

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September 7, 2016

IVC Thrombosis Increasing Due to Non-Removed IVC Filters

More and more clinicians are advising that placing inferior vena cava (IVC filters) without plans to retrieve them within a certain period of time could lead to a worrisome increase in IVC thrombosis, according to a recent article in MedPage Today. The injuries caused by IVC filters have been the subject of many IVC filter…

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