Rare Tuberculosis Outbreak Linked to Contaminated Bone Repair Product

A rare Tuberculosis (TB) outbreak linked to a contaminated bone repair product has infected more than 100 people during spinal surgery or fracture repairs this spring. On June 2, Aziyo Biologics recalled 154 units of its FiberCel Fiber Viable Bone…

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Tracheostomy Tube Lawsuit

A tracheostomy tube is put down a patient’s trachea to provide an airway, enabling the patient to breathe.  A personal injury or wrongful death claim can arise if the tube is defective, it was inserted or removed incorrectly, it was…

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Medtronic Recalls Covidien Shiley Tracheostomy Tubes

Medtronic announced they are voluntarily recalling eight types of Covidien Shiley tracheostomy tubes, over 70,000 products, in the wake of reports that patients had difficulty breathing with the tubes due to an unexpected loss of air pressure. Although the global…