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Terrific Care and Medex Supply Recalls CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips Used to Monitor Blood Thinner Warfarin Due to Inaccurate Test Results

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product(s): CoaguChek XS PT Test Strips purchased from Terrific Care, LLC. or Medex Supply Lot Numbers: All lot numbers sold by Terrific Care LLC. or Medex Supply Manufacturing Dates: October 2017 to May 2018 Distribution Dates: De...
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Medtronic Announces Recall Of Several Neurovascular Products Due To Blood Clot Risk

The Wall Street Journal reported that Medtronic has announced a recall of specified lots of four neurovascular products because they can cause an increased risk of blood clots. Specifically, the recall includes the company’s Pipeline embolization device, Alligator retrieval device, X-Celerator hydrophilic guidewire, in addition to the stylet containing UltraFlow flow directed micro catheters and M...
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