Tag Archives: Hospital Infection

3T Heater-Cooler Infection Lawsuits

Reports of serious nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) infections following heart bypass and other surgical procedures may be linked to the use of the Sorin 3T Heater-Cooler system. Many of these surgical devices may release contaminants into the sterile air of the operating room, resulting in hard-to-treat and life-threatening infections like M. chimeara and M. abscessus.…

Fujifilm ED-530XT Duodenoscope Recall: Infection Risk

Fujifilm has recalled one of its duodenoscopes to update certain parts and its operating manual to allow better cleaning to prevent the spread of “superbug” infections that resist antibiotic treatment, which have been linked to these types of devices.…