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Silver-coated heart valves recalled

...selling here in 1998. Those patients should not panic when they hear of the recall, Food and Drug Administration medical device chief Dr. David Feigal said. "The majority of patients who have these valves did not have this complication," he...
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Gambro recalls dialysis machines

...dialysis. Patients whose blood is severely damaged would need transfusions, said Dr. Bruce Burlington, FDA's medical device chief. Gambro recalled one lot of the tubing last month after illnesses and three deaths were reported in Maryland...
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FDA approves implanted hand

...they then can lift it to eat. "Being able to grasp is very important for activities of daily life," said FDA medical device chief Dr. Bruce Burlington. For all 61 quadriplegics who tested the implant, "It's really clear that everybody...
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FDA rejects bid to return silicone gel breast implants to market

...We're quite convinced that there are women who have these products and get a very satisfactory result," FDA medical device chief Dr. David Feigal told The Associated Press. "The point isn't to talk about how many have a good result and...
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