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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: STRYKER TRAUMA KIEL UNKNOWN GAMMA3 SHORT NAIL IMPLANT

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STRYKER TRAUMA KIEL UNKNOWN GAMMA3 SHORT NAIL IMPLANT Back to Search Results
Catalog Number UNK_KIE
Device Problem Adverse Event Without Identified Device or Use Problem (2993)
Patient Problems Arthritis (1723); Necrosis (1971)
Event Date 11/06/2019
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
The reported event could not be confirmed, since the device was not returned for evaluation and no other additional information is available. More detailed information about the complaint event as well as the affected device must be available in order to determine the root cause of the complaint event. The device history record could not be reviewed because the affected lot number was not communicated. If any further information is provided, the investigation report will be updated.
 
Event Description
The manufacturer became aware of a literature published by hospital of southern denmark, in denmark. The title of this report is ¿failure of short versus long cephalomedullary nail after intertrochanteric fractures¿ which is associated with the stryker ¿gamma3 nailing¿ system. The article can be found at https://doi. Org/10. 1016/j. Jor. 2019. 10. 018. Within that publication which included 216 patients, post-operative complications were reported, which allegedly occurred from 1st january 2012 to 31st december 2012. It was not possible to ascertain specific device details or patient information from the report, or to match the events reported with previously reported complaints. Therefore, new complaints were initiated in the system for the post-operative complications mentioned in the report. This product inquiry addresses hip replacement due to osteoarthritis and avascular necrosis observed before primary surgery (short nail) for which reoperation was performed.
 
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Brand NameUNKNOWN GAMMA3 SHORT NAIL
Type of DeviceIMPLANT
Manufacturer (Section D)
STRYKER TRAUMA KIEL
prof. kuentscher-strasse 1-5
schoenkirchen/kiel D-242 32
GM D-24232
Manufacturer (Section G)
STRYKER TRAUMA KIEL
prof. kuentscher-strasse 1-5
schoenkirchen/kiel D-242 32
GM D-24232
Manufacturer Contact
anna jusinski
325 corporate drive
mahwah, NJ 07430
2018315000
MDR Report Key11004104
MDR Text Key221515859
Report Number0009610622-2020-00934
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HSB
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeDA
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type literature
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 12/14/2020
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received12/14/2020
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator
Device Catalogue NumberUNK_KIE
Device Lot NumberUNKNOWN
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 Received11/18/2020
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: 12/14/2020 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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