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Le procès d'action collective a classé contre Cèdre-Sinai, GE

par Astrid Fiano , DOTmed News Writer
A PR Newswire press release reports that a class action lawsuit has been filed in Los Angeles Superior Court against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, GE Healthcare, Inc., and GE Healthcare Technologies. The suit is on behalf of patients who received several times the approved dosage of radiation during CT brain perfusion scans to diagnose strokes.

In the case, Trevor Rees vs Cedars Sinai Medical Center, GE Healthcare, Inc., a Delaware Corporation; GE Healthcare Technologies, Inc. the causes of the action are for medical malpractice, strict product liability, negligence, breach of express warranty, and breach of implied warranty.

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The suit is on behalf of all individuals who received a CT brain perfusion scan at Cedars Sinai Medical Center between February 2008 and August 2009, and anyone who received such a scan that utilized CT machines manufactured by GE Healthcare, Inc. and GE Healthcare Technologies at any medical facility during the two-year period preceding the suit.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration had announced on October 8 that in an 18-month period, 206 patients at a "particular facility" had received radiation doses about eight times the expected level. In some cases, the FDA said, the excessive dose resulted in hair loss and erythema. The facility had notified all the patients who received the overexposure. Shortly thereafter, the Los Angeles Times reported that Cedars-Sinai was the medical center in question.

Read more:

Error Leads to CT Radiation Overdose
www.dotmed.com/news/story/10467

FDA Notification of CT Radiation Overexposures
www.dotmed.com/news/story/10437

The press release on the lawsuit can be accessed at: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/patients-receiving-high-radiation-at-cedars-sinai-file-class-action-lawsuit-64967352.html

The FDA announcement can be found at: http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/AlertsandNotices/ucm185898.htm

Los Angeles Times article: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-cedars-sinai10-2009oct10,0,1920150.story

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