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FDA - Medtronic Announces Recall of its Stratamr Adjustable Valves and Shunts

Medtronic Announces Voluntary Worldwide Recall of its Stratamr Adjustable Valves and Shunts

READ MORE: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm551646.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery 

DUBLIN – April 6, 2017 – Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT) today announced that on February 22, 2017 it notified customers of a voluntary recall of all unused units of the StrataMR™ adjustable valves and shunts. 130 more words


A Different Perspective - Friday Fictioneers.

“At least, you’re consistent at something,” her husband smiled. “Even when you photographed your shoes, the horizon’s drunk.”

“Huh?” Julie sat up, peering over her book. 426 more words




Definition: enlargement of the cerebral ventricular system.

Subdivisable into obstructive and non-obstructive, or communicating and non-communicating.

Aetiology/ risk factors:

-Abnormal accumulation of CSF in the ventricles, leading to raised intracranial pressure, caused by: 350 more words


I'm Back...So Sorry For The Loooooong Absence!

Yes I am still around…so sorry for the huge gap since my last post!

I hadn’t intended to vanish off the face of the Earth, but life happened. 580 more words


It's Just Brain Surgery:

Baby Taco: 4 months, 1 week

I have hydrocephalus with Dandy Walker Syndrome. In my life I have had 15 brain surgeries. When I was younger I had a seizure and when I was a freshman in high school, I had a stroke leaving my left side completely paralyzed. 783 more words

Hydrocephalus Market Industry Analysis and Trends - Global Forecast to 2022

Hydrocephalus is a condition that affects the brain’s cavities in such a way that buildup of fluid takes place in it. The cavities (ventricles) get expanded as excess fluid gets accumulated and therefore increases the size of the brain. 762 more words

Wet, whacky and wobbly

I first noticed it while going door to door in my fourth and last campaign for House District 37 in 2012.  Because the district was very competitive, every two years I always had to ring thousands of Republican and unaffiliated doorbells between April and election day in early November. 1,116 more words