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IVC Blood Clot Filters: When Medical Devices Turn Deadly

Medical devices are incredible feats of technology that can save the lives of patients, reduce the effects of health conditions or diagnose illnesses. Patients can depend on these devices to measure blood pressure, carry out blood transfusions, stop blood clots and manage pain. When medical devices people depend on for good health result in death, it is the ultimate betrayal of trust. C.R. Bard’s Recovery IVC blood clot filters are a perfect example of defective medical devices that betrayed the trust of innocent people and ultimately took their lives. IVC filters are very tiny, spider-shaped devices that are implanted into the inferior vena cava, the largest vein in the body. These filters were designed to break up blood clots. Unfortunately, they have caused more than 35 horrific deaths. When these devices fail, they fracture and are pushed throughout the body. The Fatal Consequences of Corporate Negligence What makes this case…
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