FDA Issues Recall Of Medtronic Infusion Pumps

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 1:53 PM EST) -- The Food and Drug Administration has issued a Class I recall of two Medtronic Inc. drug infusion pumps after the company warned physicians about the devices, but the agency stopped short of recommending that doctors cease using them.

The FDA said physicians should be aware of the risk of a potentially life-threatening complication known as a pocket fill that can occur when the pump is refilled, adding they should report any adverse events to the agency, according to a notice issued Wednesday announcing the recall....
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