Covidien (COV) voluntarily recalls its Duet TRS tissue reinforcement system, which the company...

|By:, SA News Editor

Covidien (COV) voluntarily recalls its Duet TRS tissue reinforcement system, which the company has also stopped manufacturing. Covidien has received a report that links the reinforcement material to injury after abdominal surgery. The recall follows one in January after reports of 13 serious injuries and three deaths following the application of Duet TRS in the chest area. (PR)