Medtronic Recalls 630G/670G Pumps After Thousands of Injuries and One Death
Here is a brief preview of this blast: FDA's medical device recalls website has been updated with a new recall alert regarding the Medtronic 600 series pump platform (630G and 670G products). According to the FDA website, the recall is based on a faulty or missing retainer ring which helps lock the insulin cartridge into place. Medtronic is said to have received over 26k complaints about the defect with at least 2,175 injuries and 1 patient death. Below, FENIX provides thoughts on the Medtronic insulin pump recall including insight as to why Tandem may be the big winner.