Ethicon Endo-Surgery Circular Stapler Sets: Class I Recall – User Difficulty With Firing Stapler Devices

by FDA on October 26, 2012

in MedWatch

Failure to complete the firing stroke of the stapler can result in severe pain, sphincter dysfunction, rectal wall damage, sepsis, bleeding, and occlusion of the rectal canal.

This is a summary of an alert issued by MedWatch: The FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program. The link below will take you to the original notice.

View Full Details Of The Original MedWatch Notice Here.

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