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Craig Kelley

Ethicon’s Physiomesh Withdrawal

In June of 2016 manufacturer, Ethicon, subsidiary of giant Johnson & Johnson, began to withdraw from the market the surgical mesh for hernias called Physiomesh. The product is a flexible composite mesh and it was found that revisions were needed […]

Craig Kelley

Verdict Against Johnson & Johnson for Over One Billion on Hip Implants

Johnson & Johnson has lost a third case regarding its defective, dangerous hip implants and have been ordered to pay out over one billion dollars!  This is a victory for the consumer patient against a giant manufacturing metal on metal […]

Craig Kelley

Pending Stryker Hip Replacement Product Recall

Stryker hip replacement products have been the subject of lawsuits in the past and it seems there is the likelihood that Stryker is putting out yet another defective hip product in its Stryker LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 femoral heads.  These […]

Craig Kelley

Questions About Links from Fetal Ultrasounds to Autism

Most expectant parents are very excited to see ultrasound images of their baby in the womb throughout pregnancy and often want to see the sex of the baby using this technology as well.  However, with the boon of great technology […]

Craig Kelley

FDA Revises Requirements for Transvaginal Devices

Have you had the condition of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) repaired via a surgical mesh product?  If the answer is yes, you should be aware that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has made revisions to the data requirements […]

Craig Kelley

Still No Evidence Those Silicone Breast Implants Are Safe

Perhaps many of you are out there thinking that the days of danger with silicone breast implants are long gone and over with?  Unfortunately, there has been recent notice given to the fact that there still has not been any […]

Craig Kelley

Zimmer Knee Recall

Zimmer, Inc. is a company that manufactures the Zimmer Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate Knee Implant for use in knee replacements.  The company has a negative history, first having done a voluntary recall of these knee replacement parts, as well […]

Craig Kelley

Johnson & Johnson Morcellator Device Spreads Cancer

Once again Johnson & Johnson shows its true colors in allowing a defective, dangerous product to be used in real live patients. Johnson & Johnson recalled and withdrew from the market a power morcellator used in laparoscopic hysterectomy surgeries. These […]

Craig Kelley

Some Popular Medical Devices Escape FDA Scrutiny

Countless patients around the world depend on advanced medical devices to improve their quality of life. As the $110 billion medical device industry cranks out thousands of products every year, eye-opening reports continue to surface detailing faulty devices, repeat surgeries […]

Craig Kelley

SynchroMed Medication Pumps

SynchroMed implantable medication pumps are utilized for patients whom it benefits to have pain drugs directly delivered to cerebral spinal fluid when they have pain conditions that are intractable, or when they experience severe spasticity symptoms not alleviated by prescribed […]