Surgical Stapler Recall: What You Should Know

Article Provided by Richard S Jaffe Attorney at Cohen & Jaffe LLP Surgical staples play a critical role in many medical procedures Skin staples are medical devices that can externally close wounds under high tension Besides minimizing quick tissue reaction, surgical staples can also be quickly placed and pose a low risk of infection For the most part, surgical staples can successfully close patient’s bodies A Class 1 recall, however, was recently issued by the FDA for one type of surgical stapler A Class 1 recall occurs when there is a reasonable probability that the use of a product will result in...