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Essure Banned and Recalled in Brazil

In February 2017, Brazilian public health agency Agencia Nacional da Vigilancia Sanitaria (“ANVISA”) recalled permanent contraceptive device Essure and banned the sale of the device in Brazil. ANVISA suspended the importation, distribution, use and dissemination of Essure, and recalled units that had already been distributed. Though Essure bears a “black-box” warning, the strongest issued by...
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