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3. Medtronic pain pump gets second class I recall this year
Medtronic Inc.’s (NYSE:MDT) urgent update last month turned into a second class I recall for its SynchroMed II implantable drug infusion pumps over reports that the devices may have defective batteries that can lead to sudden failure.
2. DePuy lawsuits pile up
New complaints keep rolling in against Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics over its ASR metal-on-metal hip implants with more than 350 new cases added to an Ohio docket this month alone.
1. GI Dynamics lands $86 million IPO
GI Dynamics hit its lower benchmark by raising $86 million in its down-under initial public offering.