Surgeries

Stryker to pay $80 million in OtisMed claims

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Medical device manufacturer Stryker and its subsidiary OtisMed Corporation will pay more than $80 million to resolve criminal and civil liability claims related to knee replacements, the Food and Drug Administration announced Monday.

More Medicare recipients are surviving high-risk surgeries

The risk of death after high-risk surgeries is dropping among Medicare patients, a new study found.