Covidien

Covidien surgical devices are widely used in medical industry around the world and these products are being sold in 140 countries, making the manufacturer a leading global provider. While the use of Covidien products are on the rise in the field, some of the medical devices were recalled due to defects; something that concerns doctors

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Pain Pumps

While shoulder pain pumps were very helpful for many patients, a notable number of ofthose who have had the surgery developed a condition called postrathroscopic glenohumeral chondrolysis (PAGCL); something that is worse than the initial condition leading to needing the pain pump in the first place. According to a study by the American Academy of

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Power Morcellators

The United States Food and Drug Administration issued a safety warning discouraging doctors from using laparoscopic Power Morcellators in April 2014 after current available data was linking use of the device to the cause of uterine cancer. According to the FDA, 1 out of 350 women developed uterine cancer after a hysterectomy or myomectomy procedure

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Talcum Powder

Despite the clinical evidence that talcum powder is linked to ovarian cancer, talc remains an unregulated substance in the U.S. It is widely used in the cosmetic industry and in baby powders. Talcum powder, commonly use in facial powder and baby powder, is suspected as the culprit of 2,200 ovarian cases diagnosed each year. A

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