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What Can Happen if My Medical Device Fails?

There are many medical devices out there that are made to help your body deal with health conditions. Sometimes these devices help you breath better, sometimes they improve your mobility, and some can even help your heart work better. However, have you ever wondered what can happen if one of these devices fail, and have you ever heard about what can go wrong if they are misused? If My Medical Device Fails, What Can Happen? In Georgia, a man went under the knife to have a C.R. Bard G2 Vena Cava Filter implanted in his inferior vena cava (IVC). This IVC filter was supposed to catch blood clots and break them up, which would help prevent the man’s arteries from clogging. However, the patient later experienced chest pains and found out the filter had broken. How could this be? This particular type of filter was meant to be a temporary…
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