Health Canada has issued a safety alert regarding the use of inferior vena cava (IVC) filters, which are used to stop blood clots from reaching the heart or lungs. The regulators warned that patients receiving IVC filters have reported serious complications, including: caval perforation, caval thrombosis, filter fracture and fragment … [Read more...] about Health Canada Warns of Complications with IVC Filters
B. Braun Medical Inc. Recall Saline Flush Syringes. B. Braun Medical Inc. has issued a recall for more than 1 million Normal Saline Flush syringes because the company has received customer complaints that the saline contains particulate matter. B. Braun says that it has notified the Food & Drug Administration of the recall, which … [Read more...] about Normal Saline Flush Syringes Recalled By B. Braun Medical Inc.