Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Cook Endoscopy Recalls Disposable Hemostasis Clips for Gastroenterologists

Cook Endoscopy is recalling its Disposable Hemostasis Clip, DCH-7-230, according to a Total Recall report.
The company warned that the disposable clip may not deploy after being positioned inside the patient.
The device is used for endoscopic marking, hemostasis for mucosal sub-mucosal defects less than 3cm in the upper GI tract, bleeding ulcers, arteries less than 2 mm wide and polyps less than 1.5 cm in diameter in the GI tract.

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