FDA issues strongest recall for tracheostomy tubes

02/28/2012 | MedPage Today (free registration)

The FDA has raised to a class 1, its highest level, a recall for tracheostomy tubes due to a risk of serious injury or death when tube accessories are removed. Clinicians reported they had to use extra force or were unable to remove accessories from Bivona Neonatal, Pediatric and FlexTrend Tracheostomy Tubes with integrated connectors.

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