Navigation Links
FDA needs to be more vigilant in monitoring, tissue banks.

New York Senator Charles Schumer was very upset and has sent a letter to the acting head of the Food and Drug Administration, Dr. Andrew von Eschenbach. In his letter he had asked the FDA to provide a full account of the problem.//

The confusion started when it was reveled that the tainted tissues were used for the patients in case of tissue transplants. Schumer asked the federal officials to probe into the matter about the case of the Brooklyn funeral home selling body parts. It was distributing it to a Biomedical Tissue Services, at New Jersey without proper consent. This tissue service in turn sold it to five other tissue banks.

Schumer said that the investigation is going on and the hospitals are asked to follow proper rules while obtaining the tissues.

FDA issued a letter on October recalling a tissue under the pretext of improper screening and in the previous month a Nassau woman has stated that she had contracted syphilis after the bone graft that she received during a back surgery at Franklin Hospital Medical Center.

She also received a letter from the FDA and then found out that she may have received improperly screened tissue from the Regeneration Technologies, which is a Florida based company that obtained tissue from the Biomedical Tissue Services (BTS).

But the officials say that they are not sure whether the infection is entirely due to the usage of the improperly screened graft. But the North Shore-LIJ Hospital system said that they are very careful in such issues as it involves one’s life and they said that they follow the procedures.

Schumer said that he had allotted $1 billion for the development of the tissue bank industry and asked the federal officials to more careful because these areas more pone to mistakes as it involves a large sum of money. Hence the FDA is taking various measures by registering all the tissue banks and routinely checking their conducts.


'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Body mass index guide needs revision
2. Risk of heart disease prediction needs updating
3. Air pollution combined with greater medical needs
4. Treatment of postpartum depression needs to be personalized
5. Australia: Salt needs More of Iodine
6. A new disease: couch potato: needs drug therapy
7. Lawn Mower injuries - children needs precaution
8. NHS needs changes like ‘Tesco and ‘Toyot’
9. India needs dental health leadership, says expert
10. Drug Advertising needs to be Limited
11. Child death reduction needs five times more funds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/22/2017)... ... 22, 2017 , ... Patients who avoid necessary dental and endodontic treatments because ... Kisco, NY from Advanced Endodontics of Westchester. This highly-trained team of endodontists offer three ... more sedation methods may be recommended based on the severity of the anxiety experienced ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... , ... May 22, 2017 , ... An inventor from ... with a pen. "My wife’s hand was damaged in a firework accident, so she ... helps people with manual problems." , He then designed and created a prototype for ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... ... May 22, 2017 , ... Faithfully following pop culture, people today are ... toned and shaped through fitness programs. It carries on to skin nourished, pampered and ... an irresistible, radiant smile. CDA has found that just like a perfectly ...
(Date:5/21/2017)... ... , ... Chris Cornell, 52, was found dead on the night of Wednesday, May 17, 2017. ... singers in the rock industry would take his own life, but the extremely talented and ... illness played a role in the death of Chris Cornell . , Depression and ...
(Date:5/21/2017)... Viejo, CA (PRWEB) , ... May 20, 2017 ... ... self-animating, paragraph styled corporate text designs created specifically for use in Final Cut ... editing process for all media productions. Pixel Film Studios’ ProParagraph Corporate will deliver ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/22/2017)... 22, 2017  As the specialty pharmacy industry ... to make the revolutionary shift from volume-based to ... ensuring positive patient outcomes and shaping the future ... focus away from clinical trials and toward data ... specialty drug therapy utilization in precise patient populations. ...
(Date:5/18/2017)... May 17, 2017  Bayer announced today that the ... be presented at the 53 rd Annual Meeting ... place June 2-6 in Chicago . ... span prostate, colorectal, liver and thyroid cancers, as well ... Phase II CHRONOS-1 trial of copanlisib in patients with ...
(Date:5/15/2017)... PHILADELPHIA , May 15, 2017 Enterin Inc., ... and developing novel compounds to treat Parkinson,s disease ... The study is a Phase 1/2a randomized, controlled, multicenter study ... sites. It will enroll 50 patients over a 9-to-12-month period. ... doses in 10 patients with PD. Participating sites include ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: