Each year, the FDA receives an excess amount of medical device reports of suspected device-associated deaths, serious injuries and malfunctions. Medical Device reportage is one among the postmarket tools the bureau uses to watch device performance, discover potential device-related questions of safety, and contribute to benefit-risk assessments of those product.
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Below are the most significant topics making the biggest news while affecting people adversely today.
|Talcum Powder & Ovarian Cancer
The use of talcum powder as a feminine hygiene product has been linked to an increased risk of ovarian cancer. J&J hit with $55 million and $72 million verdicts this year.
|James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act
If you lived or worked south of Canal Street between 9/11/01 – 5/30/02 and were diagnosed with certain cancers in the past two years, you may be entitled to compensation through the Zadroga Act.
|Medtronic INFUSE Bone Graft
Medtronic Infuse has been linked to serious side effects including excessive bone growth into the spinal canal, severe neck swelling, retrograde ejaculation, severe back and leg pain, radiculitis, and bone resorption.
Xarelto has been linked to an increased risk of uncontrollable, and potentially fatal, strokes and gastrointestinal bleeding.
The use of Zofran during pregnancy has been linked to birth defects.
E-cigarette users have suffered significant burns and other serious injuries from exploding E-cigarettes
Monsanto Roundup, a weed killer, has been linked to Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.