Boston Scientific Corporation Recalls 100,000 Heart Catheters

Published: Jun 15, 2011

ISSUE: The catheter tip can break inside of the patient and embolize causing tissue and blood vessel injury, heart attack or other serious events requiring additional unplanned surgery.

BACKGROUND: The Boston Scientific iCross and Atlantis A SR Pro2 coronary imaging catheters are intended for ultrasound examination of coronary intravascular pathology only. Intravascular ultrasound imaging is used on patients who are candidates for transluminal coronary interventional procedures.

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