ConMed—120 V Altrus Thermal Tissue Fusion Energy Sources: May Emit Error Alarms, Potentially Leading to Surgical Delay

May 30, 2012 | Strategic Insights for Health System


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In a May 2, 2012, Urgent Device Recall letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, ConMed states that the systems below may emit error alarms, potentially leading to surgical delays. ConMed also states that the risk of injury is remote...

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