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Doctors and Hospitals Wary of Power Morcellators - With Good Reason Doctors and Hospitals Wary of Power Morcellators – With Good Reason

April 16, 2015

The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommends that each woman who is considering a minimally invasive hysterectomy or myomectomy that involves power morcellation discuss alternative treatment options as well as risks and benefits with their physician.  Morcellator lawsuits continue to be filed by women who were diagnosed with cancer and believe they were not warned about the risks of power morcellation.

Read Full ArticlePUBLISHER/WRITER: The Legal Examiner Chicago

 

Calgary class-action lawsuit against Bayer alleges negligence over Xarelto antic Calgary class-action lawsuit against Bayer alleges negligence over Xarelto antic

April 12, 2015

Similar to Xarelto Lawsuits in the U.S., Bayer Inc. is facing a class-action lawsuit in Calgary over an anticoagulant drug which has been allegedly linked to dozens of deaths.  U.S. Xarelto lawsuits are being filed in a multi district litigation in Louisiana as well as in various state courts in the U.S. 

Read Full ArticlePUBLISHER/WRITER: Calgary Sun

 

Intravenous (IV) Solutions (Select Lots) by Baxter: Recall - Potential Presence of Particulate Matter Intravenous (IV) Solutions (Select Lots) by Baxter: Recall – Potential Presence of Particulate Matter

April 12, 2015

Particles in IV solutions may cause: local vein irritation, inflammatory reaction, aggravation of preexisting infections, allergic reactions, and systemic embolization.

Read Full ArticlePUBLISHER/WRITER: fda.gov