FDA Grants 510(k) Clearance to CurosA Disinfecting Port Protector
CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ivera Medical Corporation today announced it has received a new FDA 510 clearance for its Curos disinfecting port protector which reflects the company's ongoing determination to continuously improve its products to better deliver solutions designed to reduce hospital-acquired catheter related ... (more)
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Since: Jul 11
#1 Jan 18, 2012
If this quote is true "Hospital-acquired infections are estimated to cause or contribute to over 99,000 deaths annually, and to add nearly $6 billion each year to the cost of health care" then this is exactly the type of medical device the people at the FDA need to continue to approve.
As FDA approvals go up, so do recalls ( http://bit.ly/zw73M2 ). Thumbs up to the FDA for approving this device but lets hope there is no sacrifice in the quality in research done.
No device can replace caution and common sense, be careful out there.
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