May 17, 2019 / 2:47 PM / a month ago

FDA issues recall of J&J unit Ethicon's surgical staplers

May 17 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday issued a recall of surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson's Ethicon unit, warning that the use of the devices could cause serious injury or death.

In March, Ethicon unit released a notice warning of issues with its Intraluminal Staplers.

The recall of 92,496 Endo-surgery intraluminal staplers comes after Ethicon confirmed serious injuries to two patients, the agency said here (Reporting by Aakash Jagadeesh Babu in Bengaluru; Editing by Shailesh Kuber)

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