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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: ETHICON INC. PHYSIOMESH MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC

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ETHICON INC. PHYSIOMESH MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC Back to Search Results
Catalog Number PHY2025V
Device Problem Adverse Event Without Identified Device or Use Problem (2993)
Patient Problems Adhesion(s) (1695); Scarring (2061); Deformity/ Disfigurement (2360)
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative

(b)(4). To date, the device has not been returned. If the product is returned for evaluation, any further information derived from the evaluation will be submitted in a supplemental 3500a form.

 
Event Description

It was reported by an attorney that the patient underwent hernia repair surgery on (b)(6) 2012, and mesh was implanted. It was reported that the patient underwent removal surgery on (b)(6) 2013, during which the surgeon noted, ¿the mesh was wrapped around loops of small bowel causing a serosal injury. It took tedious sharp lysis of adhesions to dissect the small bowel off the mesh and remove the mesh. ¿ it was reported the patient experienced severe pain, serosal tear, dense adhesions, disfigurement, mesh, migration, scarring, anxiety, and stress. No additional information was provided.

 
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Brand NamePHYSIOMESH
Type of DeviceMESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC
Manufacturer (Section D)
ETHICON INC.
p.o. box 151, route 22 west
somerville NJ 08876
Manufacturer (Section G)
ETHICON INC.-GMBH
p.o. box 1409
norderstedt D2284 1
GM D22841
Manufacturer Contact
elba bello
p.o. box 151, route 22 west
somerville, NJ 08876
9082183429
MDR Report Key10842831
MDR Text Key216325294
Report Number2210968-2020-09057
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code FTL
Combination Product (Y/N)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN NumberK093932
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type OTHER
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 11/11/2020
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received11/16/2020
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Device Catalogue NumberPHY2025V
Was Device Available For Evaluation? No
Is The Reporter A Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received11/10/2020
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: 11/16/2020 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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