Investigative Report Casts a Troubling Light on the Medical Device Industry
Nov 28, 2018 @ 9:59

"According to the ICIJ report, more than 1.7 million injuries and nearly 83,000 deaths linked to medical devices have been reported to FDA over the last decade. The journalists also point out that medical devices pulled off the market in some countries over safety concerns remain for sale in other countries.

The authors wrote that "medical implants sicken, maim and sometimes kill the very people they were designed to help," and that health authorities across the globe have failed to protect millions of patients from "poorly tested implants that can puncture organs, deliver errant shocks to the heart, rot bones and poison blood, spew overdoses of opioids and cause other needless harm."

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