Category Archives: Radiology

Lexiscan regadenoson and Adenoscan adenosine Drug Safety Communication

Share

Lexiscan (regadenoson) and Adenoscan (adenosine): Drug Safety Communication – Rare but Serious Risk of Heart Attack and Death AUDIENCE: Cardiology, Pharmacy, Radiology ISSUE: The FDA is warning health care professionals of the rare but serious risk of heart attack and … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Cardiology, FDA 2013, FDA Safety Communication, Pharmacy, Radiology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Lexiscan regadenoson and Adenoscan adenosine Drug Safety Communication

Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent Class 1 Recall

Share

Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent: Class 1 Recall – Failure to Deploy AUDIENCE: Cardio-vascular Surgery, Interventional Radiology ISSUE: FDA notified health professionals and medical care organizations of a class 1 recall of this product due to deployment issues that range … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Cardiology, FDA 2013, FDA Recall, Radiology, Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bard LifeStent Solo Vascular Stent Class 1 Recall

Iradimed Corporation MRidium 3860 Infusion Systems Class 1 Recall

Share

Iradimed Corporation, MRidium 3860+ Infusion Systems equipped with MRidium 1145 Dose Error Reduction System (DERS) Drug Library Kit: Class I Recall – Potential for Incorrect Recommended Infusion Rate AUDIENCE: Biomedical Engineering, Nursing, Radiology, Risk Manager ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Biomedical Engineering, Nursing, Radiology, Risk Manager | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Iradimed Corporation MRidium 3860 Infusion Systems Class 1 Recall

GE Healthcare Nuclear Medicine Systems Class I Recall

Share

GE Healthcare Nuclear Medicine Systems: Class I Recall – Serious Injuries or Deaths Could Occur [Posted 07/29/2013] AUDIENCE: Nuclear Medicine, Radiology, Risk Manager, Biomedical Engineering ISSUE: GE Healthcare became aware of an incident at a VA Medical Center facility in … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Biomedical Engineering, FDA 2013, FDA Recall, Radiology, Risk Manager | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on GE Healthcare Nuclear Medicine Systems Class I Recall

Metal on Metal Hip Implants Updated Safety Recommendations

Share

Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: Safety Communication – Updated Safety Recommendations AUDIENCE: Orthopaedic surgery, Radiology, Risk Manager ISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals that it is providing updated safety information and recommendations to patients and health care providers, based on the FDA’s current … Continue reading

Share
Posted in FDA 2013, FDA Safety Communication, Orthopaedic Surgery, Radiology, Risk Manager | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Metal on Metal Hip Implants Updated Safety Recommendations

St Jude Medical Riata Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator ICD Leads

Share

  St. Jude Medical Riata Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Leads: Safety Communication – Premature Insulation Failure [Posted 08/16/2012]   AUDIENCE: Cardiology, Radiology, Surgery, Family Practice ISSUE: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is providing information and recommendations regarding safety concerns with the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Cardiology, Family Practice, FDA 2012, FDA Notice, Radiology, Surgery | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on St Jude Medical Riata Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator ICD Leads

Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel Safety Communication

Share

Other‐Sonic Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel: Safety Communication – Risk of Bacterial Contamination AUDIENCE: Risk Manager, OB/GYN, Radiology, Infectious Disease ISSUE: FDA notified health care professionals and facilities to STOP using Other‐Sonic Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel manufactured June though December 2011, … Continue reading

Share
Posted in FDA 2012, FDA Warning, Infectious Disease, OBGYN, Radiology, Risk Manager | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Generic Ultrasound Transmission Gel Safety Communication