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Bristol-Myers Squibb and Medical Engineering Corp.

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

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Named as defendants in a suit seeking class action status which alleges that the companies' silicone inflatable penile implants are "defective, prone to malfunction, and are unsafe for use in the human body," according to lawyers for the plaintiff. The suit, filed July 5 in federal court in Philadelphia, seeks damages and medical monitoring for patients who received the implants. In May, a similar case was filed in San Francisco against American Medical Systems and Pfizer regarding AMS silicone penile implants ("The Gray Sheet" May 23, p. 32)
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