Medical Device Coverage
Surgical mistake leads to woman losing leg, winning $10 million lawsuit
A Kentucky jury awarded more than $10 million to a woman who lost her leg after a surgical sponge was left inside her body. The sponge remained inside her for six years.
Cochlear implants give new hope for people with one-sided hearing loss
UNC researchers find tailored cochlear implant programming and therapy offers benefit for people with unilateral hearing loss and gains FDA approval
Historically bad hip replacements cause more harm than good
While hip replacement surgeries often result in an overall better quality of life, it isn't always smooth sailing for every patient.