Cook Medical Recalls Central Venous Catheter and Pressure Monitoring Sets and Trays due to Tips that May Split or Separate” FDA (2016).
FDA report “Cook Medical is recalling these devices because the tips may split or separate from the catheters due to a manufacturing error. If this occurs, the tip could enter the patient’s bloodstream. This could cause serious injury to the patient and require additional medical intervention to retrieve the tip, or cause death. Tip splitting or separation may also cause the device to stop working.”
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