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Medtronic Heart Catheter Recalled After Injuries, Deaths

recall issued for Medtronic heart cathetersA recall has been issued for the Medtronic Rashkind balloon septostomy catheter. 142 of the devices are covered under the federal recall action and were distributed throughout the United States between May 2018 and August 2020.

According to the FDA, the recall was issued because “quality issues…may lead to the device breaking, separating or failing during use.” The agency goes on to say that “if this occurs, use ...

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