Ethicon (J&J) Recalls Endo-Surgery Intraluminal Staplers Due to Complete Staple Line Failure

 Ethicon (J&J) Recalls Endo-Surgery Intraluminal Staplers Due to Complete Staple Line Failure

Ethicon (J&J) Recalls Endo-Surgery Intraluminal Staplers Due to Complete Staple Line Failure

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  • Ethicon recalls Endo-Surgery Curved Intraluminal Stapler & Endo-Surgery Endoscopic Curved Intraluminal Stapler with adjustable height staples manufactured from Mar’18 to Mar’19, categorized by FDA under Class I recall causing serious injuries or death
  • The recall is due to defect in the washers of staplers resulting in insufficient firing and failure in complete 360-degree staple line integrity. Additionally, the company has advised returning the defected staplers to receive the replaced product by Jun 30, 2019
  •  Ethicon’s Endo-Surgery Intraluminal Staplers are used by doctors in gastrointestinal surgical procedures for creating a connection between structures (anastomoses)

Click here to read full press release/ article | Ref: US FDA | Image: Ethicon

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