Allergan will recall its Biocell textured breast implants worldwide due to their association with a rare cancer of the immune system.
Australian authorities have proposed to ban or suspend 25 models of breast implants due to their association with elevated risks of a rare cancer.
The Implant Files won the “health and wellness” prize at the ninth annual RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism in Mumbai, the latest honor for the ICIJ-led investigation into untested and unsafe medical devices.
Tens of thousands of confidential accident reports have been kept from doctors and patients every year, but some may get released.
For ICIJ’s Leo Sisti the Implant Files was the beginning of a nightmare – as he struggled to find answers about his hip replacement.
Manufacturers will no longer be allowed to conceal serious injuries and other malfunctions associated with implants and other medical products, from breast implants to surgical staplers from public view.
Europe has been urged to extend the grandfathering period for medical devices to avert the threat to patients.
Canada has become the latest country to halt the sale of textured breast implants linked to an increased risk of rare cancer,…
Fresh recall and alert records from seven new countries and one territory have been added to the International Medical Devices Database.