Federal health officials warn that recalled Medtronic devices carry chance of serious injury

November 18, 2013

Federal health officials say that defects in some Medtronic devices used in heart procedures are severe enough that they could cause serious injury or death. The warning covers about 15,000 recalled guidewires, which are inserted through an artery and used to guide other devices into place, such as stents to hold open blocked arteries. (Associated Press)

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