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BSX to recall some Taxus stents

July 19, 2004 7:00 AM UTC

Boston Scientific (BSX) plans to voluntarily recall about 85,000 Taxus Express paclitaxel-eluting stents because of delivery catheters that have the potential to impede balloon deflation during a coronary angioplasty procedure. The company said it had received reports of one death and 18 serious injuries associated with balloon deflation for the Taxus stent. ...