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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Enforcement Report - Week of November 6, 2013

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Product Detail

Product Description Cordis OPTEASE Vena Cava Filter Is indicated for use in the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism (PE) via percutaneous placement in the vena cava in the following situations: - Pulmonary thromboembolism when anticoagulants are contraindicated, - Failure of anticoagulant therapy for thromboembolitic disease, - Emergency treatment following massive pulmonary embolism where anticipate benefits of conventional therapy are reduce, and - Chronic, recurrent pulmonary embolism where anticoagulant therapy has failed, or is contraindicated.
Recall Number Z-0081-2014
Classification Class II
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Product Distributed Qty 29,395 units
Reason For Recall Cordis identified a printing error on one unit of the Optease Vena Cava Filter, in which the orientation arrow for the femoral approach was printed in the incorrect direction. The error resulted in the filter being implanted upside down, requiring and additional percutaneous procedure to retrieve the filter.

Event Detail

Event Id 66483
Product Type Devices
Status Ongoing
Recalling Firm Cordis Corporation
City Miami Lakes
State FL
Country US
Voluntary / Mandated Voluntary: Firm Initiated
Recall Initiation Date 2013-09-27
Initial Firm Notification of Consignee or Public Letter
Distribution Pattern Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) including Hawaii and Puerto Rico and states of: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY; and countries of: Canada and Panama.
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