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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: ETHICON INC. ETHICON PHYSIOMESH COMPOSITE MESH 15X20CM OVAL MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC

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ETHICON INC. ETHICON PHYSIOMESH COMPOSITE MESH 15X20CM OVAL MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC Back to Search Results
Catalog Number PHY1520V
Device Problem Adverse Event Without Identified Device or Use Problem (2993)
Patient Problems Diarrhea (1811); Inflammation (1932); Nausea (1970); Pain (1994); Chills (2191); Weight Changes (2607); Decreased Appetite (4569)
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative

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) 2015 and mesh was implanted. It was reported that the patient experienced severe pain, nausea, diarrhea, chills, inflammation, loss of appetite, and extreme weight loss. It was reported that the patient had a previous mesh implanted on (b)(6) 2012 and had undergone removal surgery on (b)(6) 2012 during which the surgeon noted no question that the mesh was in fact involved in the abscess cavity and the mesh was necessarily removed which is captured in a separate file. No additional information was provided.

 
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Brand NameETHICON PHYSIOMESH COMPOSITE MESH 15X20CM OVAL
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
9082182213
MDR Report Key11250815
MDR Text Key229334319
Report Number2210968-2021-00796
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 01/26/2021
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
0 PatientS WERE Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received01/29/2021
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Device Catalogue NumberPHY1520V
Was Device Available For Evaluation? No
Is The Reporter A Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received01/21/2021
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

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