Smiths Medical has amended an urgent medical device recall that it first issued in August for its Medfusion syringe pump model series 3500 and 4000.
After acknowledging that a defect in certain models of the pump can cause an “invalid syringe size” alarm to go off, the company added an option for facilities with trained staff to perform the repair onsite.
Intuitive Surgical enjoyed a nearly two-decade monopoly in the robot-assisted surgery space. At DeviceTalks West, we'll delve into that history as longtime CEO Gary Guthart tells us how he got his start in medtech, how Intuitive came to enjoy such a commanding lead and what the future holds for medical robotics.
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