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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: MICRO THERAPEUTICS, INC. DBA EV3 PIPELINE FLEX W/SHIELD TECHNOLOGY INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM FLOW DIVERTER

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MICRO THERAPEUTICS, INC. DBA EV3 PIPELINE FLEX W/SHIELD TECHNOLOGY INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM FLOW DIVERTER Back to Search Results
Model Number PED2-475-18
Device Problem Activation Failure (3270)
Patient Problems No Known Impact Or Consequence To Patient (2692); No Clinical Signs, Symptoms or Conditions (4582)
Event Date 09/10/2020
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
If information is provided in the future, a supplemental report will be issued.
 
Event Description
It was reported that the pipeline would not open at the distal end. Resheathing was performed less than three times, but the physician eventually removed the device from the patient. A replacement product was then used to complete the procedure. It was indicated that all devices were prepared as per the instructions for use (ifu), and no patient symptoms or further complications were reported as a result of this event. The patient was undergoing surgery for treatment ofa saccular, unruptured aneurysm of the posterior communicating (pcom) artery with a max diameter of 3 mm. It was noted the patient's vessel tortuosity was minimal. Dual antiplatelet therapy (dapt) was administered, and the platelet reactivity units (pru) level was unknown.
 
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Brand NamePIPELINE FLEX W/SHIELD TECHNOLOGY
Type of DeviceINTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM FLOW DIVERTER
Manufacturer (Section D)
MICRO THERAPEUTICS, INC. DBA EV3
9775 toledo way
irvine CA 92618
Manufacturer (Section G)
MICRO THERAPEUTICS, INC. DBA EV3
9775 toledo way
irvine CA 92618
Manufacturer Contact
tricha miles
9775 toledo way
irvine, CA 92618
7635140379
MDR Report Key10558192
MDR Text Key207721148
Report Number2029214-2020-00951
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code OUT
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUK
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,foreig
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 12/10/2020
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received09/20/2020
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Expiration Date06/04/2022
Device Model NumberPED2-475-18
Device Catalogue NumberPED2-475-18
Device Lot NumberA842695
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer10/09/2020
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? No
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received12/04/2020
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? No Answer Provided
Date Device Manufactured06/05/2019
Is the Device Single Use? Yes
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Initial

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