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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: HEARTWARE, INC. HEARTWARE VENTRICULAR ASSIST SYSTEM - PUMP/DRIVELINE VENTRICULAR (ASSIST) BYPASS

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HEARTWARE, INC. HEARTWARE VENTRICULAR ASSIST SYSTEM - PUMP/DRIVELINE VENTRICULAR (ASSIST) BYPASS Back to Search Results
Model Number 1104
Device Problem Malposition of Device (2616)
Patient Problems High Blood Pressure/ Hypertension (1908); No Consequences Or Impact To Patient (2199)
Event Date 06/30/2020
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
This device is used for treatment not diagnosis. The ventricular assist system is indicated for use as a bridge to cardiac trans plantation and destination therapy in patients who are at risk of death from refractory end-stage left ventricular heart failure. The system is designed for in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings. Investigation of this event is pending and a supplemental report will be sent upon its completion. If information is provided in the future, a supplemental report will be issued.
 
Event Description
It was reported that the patient experienced prolonged suction events and there was suspected malpositioning of the ventricular assist device (vad). The speed was adjusted. Computerized tomography (ct) scan showed the inflow cannula aiming at the posterior wall and echocardiogram showed the septum was midline. The vad remains in use. No patient complications have been reported as a result of this event.
 
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Brand NameHEARTWARE VENTRICULAR ASSIST SYSTEM - PUMP/DRIVELINE
Type of DeviceVENTRICULAR (ASSIST) BYPASS
Manufacturer (Section D)
HEARTWARE, INC.
14400 nw 60th ave
miami lakes FL 33014
Manufacturer (Section G)
HEARTWARE, INC.
14400 nw 60th ave
miami lakes FL 33014
Manufacturer Contact
paula bixby
8200 coral sea st ne
mounds view, MN 55112
7635055378
MDR Report Key10236704
MDR Text Key201597637
Report Number3007042319-2020-03840
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code DSQ
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeCA
PMA/PMN Number
P100047
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,foreig
Reporter Occupation Other Health Care Professional
Type of Report Initial,Followup,Followup
Report Date 12/14/2020
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received07/06/2020
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Expiration Date01/31/2021
Device Model Number1104
Device Catalogue Number1104
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received11/25/2020
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Yes
Date Device Manufactured01/24/2019
Is the Device Single Use? Yes
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Initial

Patient Treatment Data
Date Received: 07/06/2020 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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