10 Medtech Recalls that Shocked the Industry

In a few instances, medical devices have experienced malfunctions that threaten patients. Here are some of the scariest medtech recalls.

Marie Thibault

September 14, 2015

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10 Medtech Recalls that Shocked the Industry

For the most part, medical devices treat diseases, improve pain, and make patients feel better. But in a few instances, devices have experienced malfunctions that threaten patients. Here are some scary medtech recalls.

Medical devices are often key in helping save or lengthen patient lives, giving people less pain and better health. Still, not every medtech invention has been perfect. There have been some memorable errors that caused more harm than good. 

Here are 10 medical device recalls that involved alarming mishaps that may have been associated with at least one death.

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About the Author(s)

Marie Thibault

Marie Thibault is the managing editor for Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry and Qmed. Reach her at [email protected] and on Twitter @MedTechMarie.

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