Class 1 Recall Issued by FDA Over Medtronic Faulty Cardiac Guidewires

Medtronic, Inc. initially began notifying hospitals and distributors worldwide in October 2013 that some models of its guidewires used in cardiac procedures could lose the coating on their surface resulting in the detachment and delaminating of the guidewires.  If the guidewires fail during or after the procedure, serious injury or death to the patient can [...]