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FDA’s New Efforts to Help Ensure Safety of Breast Implants

Statement from FDA Principal Deputy Commissioner Amy Abernethy, M.D., Ph.D., and Jeff Shuren, M.D., J.D., director of the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health on FDA’s new efforts to protect women’s health and help to ensure the safety of breast implants There has been a growing discussion in recent months around the safety of certain breast implants, with regulatory agencies around the… Read More »

FDA Announces Sweeping Plan To Review Safety Of Surgical Staplers

Use This Story This story can be republished for free (details). The Food and Drug Administration announced a sweeping plan on Friday to review and address the safety of surgical staplers, including a new examination of seven years’ worth of hidden reports highlighted Thursday in a Kaiser Health News investigation. In a letter sent to… Read More »