On May 30, 2013, the FDA has issued a Class 1 recall (their most serious level of alert) of a Stryker implant device used in the upper spine and which has been shown to have a significant failure rate of one of its components. This failure may lead to serious injury, the need for replacement surgery, and even in some cases the risk of death.
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