Atrium Withdraws Some Catheters For Heparin Fears
On Monday, Atrium revealed the “voluntary and precautionary” move, calling back selected lots of Hydraglide brand heparin-coated thoracic drainage catheters that are used during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery.
“While Atrium’s Hydraglide catheters do not contain high levels of heparin, there still exists a potential exposure of oversulfated chondroitin sulfate (OSCS) to the patient,” the company said.
Though the patient...
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