Recall of Stryker Spinal Product May Prompt Lawsuits

October 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients fitted with Stryker's Spine OASYS Midline Occiput Plate implant during a spinal revision surgery between April 2010 and February 2013.
Damages
It has been alleged the device's pin can fracture after implant which can expose patients to serious adverse health risks including blood loss, nerve damage and corrective surgery.
Company(ies)
Stryker
Additional Details
The OASYS Midline Occiput Plate is used to promote fusion of the cervical spine and to provide stabilization between the occipital bone and vertebrae in the spine during the patient's recovery.
Date
On May 30, 2013, Stryker and the FDA announced a Class I recall for the medical device maker's OASYS Midline Occiput Plate.