NBC Nightly News Reports Deaths Associated with the Recovery IVC Filter

Posted by Firm Staff on Jun 30, 2017 3:23:03 PM

An NBC Nightly News Investigation found the Recovery filter, sold by C.R. Bard, to be linked to approximately 300 non-fatal problems and at least 27 deaths. Following these reports, NBC News sought to answer serious questions about the manufacturers knowledge of the device’s fatal flaws.

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Researchers Develop New Flexible Artificial Skin for Amputees

Posted by Firm Staff on May 2, 2017 10:15:27 AM

Chemical engineers at Stanford University have developed a stretchable skin that could bring new hope to amputees. The end goal of this new technology is to give amputees the ability to move prostetic devices with better dexterity, even eventually giving patients the ability to control limbs with thought alone.

 

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New Techniques for IVC Filter Removal Result in High Success Rate

Posted by Firm Staff on Apr 6, 2017 7:45:23 PM

A team of radiologists at Rush University Medical Center have pioneered new techniques for IVC filter removal. According to Medical Xpress, these new methods performed by the Rush team have had a 100 percent retrieval rate over the past five years.

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New Prosthetics Are Improving Quality of Life for Amputees

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 7, 2017 11:50:51 AM

Advancements in prosthetic technology are giving hope to amputees, providing the injured with the option to experience more than they currently do. According to an NBC affiliate, today’s high-tech prosthetics give amputees choices in both style and ability.

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Artificial Limb Developed by MIT Pushes the Possibilities of Prosthetics

Posted by Firm Staff on Mar 1, 2017 3:33:05 PM

From wood and metal to carbon fiber and microprocessors, prosthetic options have progressed dramatically in recent decades. In late 2016, a team at the MIT Media Lab in New England announced plans to implant the first ever prosthetic limb controlled by brain waves.

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Increased Risk of Cleft Palate Associated with Zofran

Posted by Firm Staff on Feb 21, 2017 3:21:56 PM

Based on the data available today, Zofran use during pregnancy cannot be assumed to be safe, claims the National Center for Biotechnology Information. In fact, a case-control study suggested there was an increased risk of cleft palate associated with Zofran.

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Adverse Events Associated with IVC Filters

Posted by Firm Staff on Feb 2, 2017 12:57:56 PM

 

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Cryoablation Therapy Could Help Ease Phantom Limb Pain in Amputees

Posted by Firm Staff on Oct 26, 2016 5:57:54 PM

A study covered by CBS News reports a new freezing technique, known as Cryoablation Therapy, that can reduce chronic pain at the site of a severed limb. This minimally invasive technique may offer relief to roughly 200,000 Americans who undergo an amputation every year, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics.

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FDA recommends removing retrievable IVC filters

Posted by Firm Staff on Oct 11, 2016 1:26:19 PM

The FDA has received multiple reports of product issues and adverse events associated with IVC filters. In fact, from 2005 to 2010 alone the FDA received 921 device adverse event reports.

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Artificial Skin Could Bring New Options to Amputees

Posted by Ryan Foster on Jul 20, 2016 2:11:06 PM

A new artificial skin has been developed that could help amputees feel what they’re touching with prosthetic limbs, according to NBC News. This skin, which is being researched at Stanford University, could translate the pressure of a touch into a digital signal.

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