What’s been recalled:
Vertebra replacements could collapse, posing a risk of nerve injury, pain and spinal compression fracture, according to the Food and Drug Administration, which issued a class I recall on the product. This is the class of recalls used when there’s a “reasonable probability” that a product could cause injury or even death.
Where they’re from:
The recalled device was made by Synthes USA between June 8, 2007 and Sept. 9, 2009 and sold from July 2, 2007 to Sept. 8, 2009.
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