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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. GORE DUALMESH BIOMATERIAL MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC

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W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. GORE DUALMESH BIOMATERIAL MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC Back to Search Results
Device Problem Insufficient Information (3190)
Patient Problem Unspecified Infection (1930)
Event Date 05/26/2005
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative

(b)(4). It should be noted that the gore® dualmesh® biomaterial instructions for use addresses the following adverse reactions among others: ¿possible adverse reactions with the use of any tissue deficiency prosthesis may include, but are not limited to, contamination, infection, inflammation, adhesion, fistula formation, seroma formation, hematoma, and recurrence. " the gore® dualmesh® biomaterial instructions for use also states: ¿strict aseptic techniques should be followed. If an infection develops, it should be treated aggressively. An unresolved infection may require removal of the material. ".

 
Event Description

It was reported to gore that the patient underwent laparoscopic ventral hernia repair on (b)(6) 2003 whereby a gore® dualmesh® biomaterial was implanted. The complaint alleges that on (b)(6) 2005, an additional procedure occurred whereby the gore device was explanted. It was reported the patient alleges the following injuries: removal of unincorporated gore mesh, chronic mesh infection, draining skin fistula from the abdomen, recurrent hernia defect noted, wound revision. Additional event specific information was not provided.

 
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Brand NameGORE DUALMESH BIOMATERIAL
Type of DeviceMESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC
Manufacturer (Section D)
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
1505 n. fourth street
flagstaff AZ 86004
Manufacturer (Section G)
MEDICAL WOODY MOUNTAIN B/P
3750 w. kiltie lane
flagstaff AZ 86005
Manufacturer Contact
megan reigh
1505 n. fourth street
flagstaff, AZ 86004
9285263030
MDR Report Key11400600
MDR Text Key234334248
Report Number2017233-2021-01723
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code FTL
Combination Product (Y/N)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN NumberK992189
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type OTHER
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 04/13/2021
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received03/02/2021
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Was Device Available For Evaluation? No
Is The Reporter A Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received03/05/2021
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

Patient TREATMENT DATA
Date Received: 03/02/2021 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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