Former CDRH director joins Public Citizen in demanding recall of Stryker's brain stent

December 22, 2011 by Arezu Sarvestani

Former CDRH director Larry Kessler joins consumer watchdog group Public Citizen in asking the FDA to recall Stryker's Wingspan brain stenting system and withdraw its humanitarian device exemption.

Updated Dec. 22, 2011, at 12:30 p.m. to include comments from Stryker.

Brain stenting

Consumer watchdog group Public Citizen asked the federal government to recall Stryker Corp.'s (NYSE:SYK) Wingspan brain stent over concerns that it may lead to heightened risk of stroke and death.

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