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Ethicon Recalls Circular Staplers Used for Colon Cancer and Bariatric Surgeries

Due to Insufficient Firing and Failure to Completely Form Staples

The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall.  Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death

Recalled Products

    • Endo-Surgery Curved Intraluminal Stapler with Adjustable Height Staples and
    • Endo-Surgery Endoscopic Curved Intraluminal Stapler with Adjustable Height Staples
  • Product Codes: CDH21A, CDH25A, CDH29A, CDH33A, ECS21A, ECS25A, ECS29A, ECS33A (Product codes are located on the front of the single unit carton.)
  • Manufacturing Dates: March 6, 2018 to March 6, 2019
  • Distribution Dates: March 15, 2018 to March 8, 2019
  • Devices Recalled in the U.S.: 92,496

Who May be Affected

  • Patients who have had or may undergo gastrointestinal surgery, such as patients with colorectal cancer and bariatric patients
Read the FDA Recall
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