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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC. VENA CAVA FILTER

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BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC. VENA CAVA FILTER Back to Search Results
Catalog Number UNKNOWN FILTER
Device Problem Patient Device Interaction Problem (4001)
Patient Problem Pain (1994)
Event Date 04/24/2017
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative

Manufacturing review: the device history record review could not be performed as the lot number is unknown. Investigation summary: the device was not returned for evaluation. Medical records were provided and reviewed. Approximately after six years and five months post filter deployment, a computed tomography revealed a filter was in place at the level of the l2-l3 disc space. Positive for multiple struts perforate greater than 3mm, primarily involving the longer struts. Protrusion greater than 3mm occurs in the 12:00, 1:00, 4:00 and 8:00 positions and less than 3mm in the 6 and 10:00 position regarding the sixth longer struts. Shorter struts remain within the confines. The patient experienced intermittent pain near filter. Therefore the investigation is confirmed for the perforation of the ivc. Based upon the available information, the definitive root cause is unknown. Labeling review: a review of product labeling documents (e. G. Procedural instructions, indications, warnings, precautions, cautions, possible complications, contraindications, and unit label) showed that the product labeling is adequate.

 
Event Description

It was reported through the litigation process that a vena cava filter was placed in a patient in conjunction with trauma. Approximately after six years and five months post filter deployment, a computed tomography (ct) scan revealed that the filter struts perforated. The device has not been removed and there were no reported attempts made to retrieve the filter. The patient reportedly experienced intermittent pain near filter. However, the current status of the patient is unknown.

 
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Brand NameVENA CAVA FILTER
Type of DeviceVENA CAVA FILTER
Manufacturer (Section D)
BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC.
1625 w 3rd st.
tempe AZ 85281
Manufacturer (Section G)
C.R. BARD, INC. (GFO)
289 bay road
queensbury NY 12804
Manufacturer Contact
judith ludwig
1415 w. 3rd street
tempe, AZ 85281
4803032689
MDR Report Key10318628
MDR Text Key200205824
Report Number2020394-2020-05020
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code DTK
Combination Product (Y/N)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type CONSUMER,HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 07/24/2020
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received07/24/2020
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Device Catalogue NumberUNKNOWN FILTER
Device LOT NumberUNKNOWN
Was Device Available For Evaluation? No
Is The Reporter A Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received06/30/2020
Was Device Evaluated By Manufacturer? Device Not Returned To Manufacturer
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: 07/24/2020 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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