Medtronic Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer: Class I Recall
MedSun: Newsletter #54, November 2010

Firm Press Release

There is the potential that a component of this device could fracture during use, which could have serious implications for the patient. Healthcare facilities should immediately discontinue use of the device and return all unused Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer devices to Medtronic.

Additional Information:

FDA Classifies Previous Field Action of Medtronic Surgical Device as Class I Recall. Recall -- Firm Press Release. October 29, 2010.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm231855.htm


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