Thousands of Patients Were Implanted With Heart Pumps That the FDA Knew Could Be Dangerous

“Inspectors repeatedly found manufacturing and device quality problems with the HeartWare heart pump. But the FDA did not penalize the company, and patients had the device implanted on their hearts without knowing the facts.”

Author: Neil Bedi
Source: ProPublica
Published: Aug 5, 2021
Length: 20 minutes (5,233 words)