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Delay in Trasylol Recall Cost 22,000 Lives

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Dr. Dennis Mangano, the researcher in a 2006 study which led to the eventual withdrawal of Trasylol from the market in November 2006, told CBS 60 Minutes program that 22,000 lives could have been saved, had Trasylol been recalled when he first published his results in January 2006. According to Mangano, Bayer, the manufacturer or Trasylol, failed to disclose to the FDA during an advisory panel session that it had conducted tests which confirmed Mangano’s results.

Trasylol was taken off the market after being linked to kidney failure in patients.

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