24 Jun DePuy Spinal Implants Recall
In the UK, the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHPRA) has issued a safety notice regarding the Concorde Lift TM expandable interbody device. DePuy Synthes Spine on behalf of Medos International SARL has announced that the device is being recalled after post-operative complaints were received after loss of cage height and cage migration. It is reported that the manufacturer has advised that patients who have received the defective device could be at risk of poor spine bio-mechanic, nerve injuries and malunion/non-union. Further distribution and use of the defective implants is to cease immediately.
DePuy Spinal Implants Recall
At the time of writing there is currently no recall in Ireland for the DePuy Spinal Implants and it remains to be seen whether patients in Ireland are affected by this recall.