FDA: Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants: Safety Communication – Updated Safety Recommendations

AUDIENCE: Orthopaedic surgery, Radiology, Risk ManagerISSUE: FDA notified healthcare professionals that it is providing updated safety information and recommendations to patients and health care providers, based on the FDA’s current assessment of metal-on-metal hip implants, including the benefits and risks, the evaluation of the published literature, and the results of the June 2012 Orthopaedic and […]

vWD Doesn't Define Who We Are

Being a female with a bleeding disorder is not easy. Our symptoms range from being mildly inconvenienced to having life-threatening bleeds. Menorrhagia (heavy periods) is the most common symptom of a bleeding disorder, and women with untreated or under-treated disorders may be at greater risk for serious complications. Unfortunately, thousands of girls and women do […]