FDA blames poor training for new deaths, injuries tied to Stryker's recalled Neptune systems

March 19, 2013 by Arezu Sarvestani

In the months since Stryker's September 2012 recall of its Neptune surgical waste management systems, the FDA noted additional deaths and injury reports in clinics that opted to continue using the device.

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The FDA this month issued updated warnings to clinics still using Stryker's (NYSE:SYK) recalled Neptune 1 Silver or Neptune 2 Ultra surgical waste management systems, noting that there have been additional deaths and patient injuries since Stryker initiated the recall last year.

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