Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) systems - Preliminary Public Health Notification (Update)
MedSun: Newsletter #58, March 2011

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

FDA notified healthcare professionals of an update of activities to date involving NPWT, including a summary of additional adverse event reports received by the FDA since November 2009, additional recommendations for health care providers and patients/caregivers, as well as information learned through a special study effort.

Additional Information:

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) systems - Preliminary Public Health Notification. February 24, 2011.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm190704.htm


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