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DECHOKER LLC THE 'DECHOKER' Back to Search Results
Device Problem Material Integrity Problem (2978)
Patient Problem No Known Impact Or Consequence To Patient (2692)
Event Date 07/01/2016
Event Type  Injury  
Event Description
The 'dechoker', https://www.Dechoker.Com, was used on a girl that was choking in a restaurant that nearly killed her until a physician camer over and performed heimlich maneuver.I later researched the 'dechoker' and found out that they are marking it as a "fda approved" and "fda class ii" device which is very misleading.Https://www.Dechoker.Com http://www.Dechokereurope.Eu (bottom of the page it says fda approved) their tv ads are also very misleading.
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Brand Name
Type of Device
Manufacturer (Section D)
MDR Report Key5781700
MDR Text Key49275505
Report NumberMW5063300
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code GCX
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Voluntary
Reporter Occupation Physician
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 07/06/2016
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received07/06/2016
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator No Information
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Type of Device Usage N
Patient Sequence Number1
Patient Outcome(s) Life Threatening; Disability;
Patient Age5 YR
Patient Weight20