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Recall: Respironics pulls more ventilators

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 5:58pm
Mass Device

Respironics recalls another set of ventilators, the company's 2nd ventilator recall this year.

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Philips Healthcare (NYSE:PHG) subsidiary Respironics Inc. announced a new recall affecting a set of its V60 ventilators after the company received reports of 2 motor failures.

Respironics has already informed all of its U.S. customers and has updated 33 of the 116 affected units with new blowers, according to a press release.

The V60 devices are assist ventilators used to augment breathing in the hospital or at home for patients with respiratory failure, chronic respiratory insufficiency, or obstructive sleep apnea.

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