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MEDIVANCE, INC. ¿ 1725056 ARCTIC SUN 5000 ARCTIC SUN DEVICE Back to Search Results
Model Number 50000000E
Device Problems Device Sensing Problem (2917); Adverse Event Without Identified Device or Use Problem (2993)
Patient Problems Shaking/Tremors (2515); Alteration In Body Temperature (2682); Patient Problem/Medical Problem (2688)
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
The investigation is still in progress. Once the investigation is complete a supplemental report will be filed. The device was not returned.
Event Description
It was reported that the patient was not maintaining the target temperature of 35c while cooling under arctic sun device. The patient was post cardiac arrest and had been administered demerol and one dose of paralytic for shivering and also stated that there was no obvious shivering now. The patient's temperature had overshot the target temperature to 36. 6c. The water temperature was 5. 2c and the flow rate was 1. 5 lpm. The user noted the arctic gel pads had good coverage with 4 overlapping pads. The patient weighed (b)(6) kg. The complainant was instructed to disconnected and reconnected the arctic gel pads and the flow rate increased to 1. 9 lpm. Mss explained importance of heat generation and counter warming with bair hugger. Explained the usage of patient trend indicator in the context of therapy. Nursed informed that the flow rate was good, the water was cold and the arctic sun device was working as programmed. Advised to be diligent with skin checks as the water was very cold and the therapy was continued.
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Brand NameARCTIC SUN 5000
Manufacturer (Section D)
MEDIVANCE, INC. ¿ 1725056
321 s taylor ave
louisville CO 80027
Manufacturer (Section G)
MEDIVANCE, INC. ¿ 1725056
321 s taylor ave
louisville CO 80027
Manufacturer Contact
yonic anderson
8195 industrial blvd
covington, GA 30014
MDR Report Key10408297
MDR Text Key202955955
Report Number1018233-2020-05221
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code DWJ
UDI-Device Identifier00801741127755
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type health professional,other,use
Reporter Occupation Other Health Care Professional
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 09/23/2020
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received08/14/2020
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Model Number50000000E
Device Catalogue Number50000000E
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 Received09/04/2020
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured02/01/2017
Is the Device Single Use? No
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Reuse

Patient Treatment Data
Date Received: 08/14/2020 Patient Sequence Number: 1