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Defibrillator detractions debunked



A recent study out of the Cleveland Clinic brought good news for many heart patients worried about their implanted devices: "No Increased Death Risk Detected From Recalled Heart Defibrillators" was the WSJ's headline on Wednesday (sub-only). According to Greg Conko of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, it was also embarrassing news for Eliot Spitzer, who'd gone on the warpath against manufacturers for not issuing earlier warnings.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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