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Defective Medical Devices

PrescriptionWatch features recalled and potentially defective medical devices that have been subject to public and federal scrutiny. Device manufacturers enjoy a particular FDA loophole that allows certain devices deemed substantially similar to other widely available devices into the marketplace without sufficient testing. As a result, inadequately tested instruments are routinely implanted into unsuspecting patients who are later harmed and require revision surgery. Lear more about some of the most hotly contested medical devices currently available today.

Defective Medical Devices

Defective Medical Devices

You've made your decision to undergo invasive surgery to correct an ailment your doctor says will make you good as new. You endure the pain of recovery; spend weeks in rehabilitation; you begin to feel better. Then you learn that your implant has ultimately failed thousands of other patients just like you. You will likely need revision surgery just like them. Now what do you do?