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Numbers Emphasize Scope of Heater-Cooler Risks

600,000 surgeries may have occured with heater-cooler in roomThe warnings had been increasing in their severity since the first infections hit. When the FDA initially noted a link between heater-cooler systems and nontuberculous mycobacterium, or NTM, infections, the agency started with a generalized list of precautions to follow to reduce the risk of those infections. Eight months later, an additional Safety Communication was released. And then, four months after that, the FDA named a ...

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