Stryker Recalls nearly 17,000 Implant Devices

A recent article on HealthTalk Live reported that Stryker has issued a recall of almost 17,000 orthopedic implant devices because of potential damage to the implants during shipping. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a list of the recalled devices on its website. The packaging containing the devices could have been compromised during shipping and the device may have been damaged as a result. Stryker has notified customers of the recall and as of the recall date there had been no adverse events reported with the specific recalled lot of products.

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