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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: CYBERONICS, INC.VNS THERAPY PULSEPULSE GENERATOR (LYJ)

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CYBERONICS, INC. VNS THERAPY PULSE PULSE GENERATOR (LYJ)   Back to Search Results
Model Number 102
Event Date 01/01/2006
Event Type  Injury   Patient Outcome  Hospitalization,Life Threatening,Required Intervention
Event Description

Vns pt was hospitalized with asystole. While hospitalized, the pt's device was programmed to off, after which his condition stabilized. While attempting to reinitiate device stimulation, the pt exhibited asystole again. Treating physician programmed the device back to off and does not plan to reinitiate stimulation. The pt had reportedly been experiencing good seizure control with the vns therapy and his device had been programmed to 3. 0ma normal mode output current "for quite a while". It was reported that since the incident, the pt is unable to tolerate even lower levels of stimulation, due to the cardiac condition. The pt is non-verbal and cannot communicate whether device stimulation feels abnormal. The pt does not have any pre-existing conditions that may have precipitated the reported event and there had been no recent changes to the pt's medication regimen.

 
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Brand NameVNS THERAPY PULSE
Type of DevicePULSE GENERATOR (LYJ)
Baseline Brand NameVNS THERAPY PULSE
Baseline Generic NamePULSE GENERATOR
Baseline Catalogue NumberNA
Baseline Model Number102
Baseline Device FamilyNA
Baseline Device PMA NumberP970003
Baseline Shelf Life Information Yes
Is Baseline 510(K) Number Provided? No
Baseline Preamendment? No
Transitional? No
510(K) Exempt? No
Shelf Life(Months)24
Date First Marketed06/20/2002
Manufacturer (Section F)
CYBERONICS, INC.
houston TX *
Manufacturer (Section D)
CYBERONICS, INC.
houston TX *
Manufacturer Contact
darlene garner, rac
100 cyberonics blvd.
ste. 600
houston , TX 77058
(281) 228 -7200
Device Event Key665194
MDR Report Key675911
Event Key643065
Report Number1644487-2006-00091
Device Sequence Number1
Product CodeLYJ
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type Health Professional
Reporter Occupation Physician
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 01/16/2006
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received02/14/2006
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator Health Professional
Device EXPIRATION Date03/31/2005
Device MODEL Number102
Device LOT Number8185
Was Device Available For Evaluation? No
Is The Reporter A Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA? No
Date Manufacturer Received01/16/2006
Was Device Evaluated By Manufacturer? Device Not Returned To Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured04/01/2003
Is The Device Single Use? Yes
Is this a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Is the Device an Implant? Yes
Is this an Explanted Device?
Type of Device Usage Initial

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