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

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W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. GORE DUALMESH PLUS BIOMATERIAL MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC Back to Search Results
Model Number 1DLMCP05
Device Problem Insufficient Information (3190)
Patient Problems Abscess (1690); Unspecified Infection (1930); Obstruction/Occlusion (2422)
Event Date 11/22/2006
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative

The plus antimicrobial product coating contains silver carbonate [approximately 800 micrograms per cubic centimeter of product (g/cm3)], and chlorhexidine diacetate [approximately 1600 micrograms per cubic centimeter of product (g/cm3)]. It should be noted that the gore® dualmesh® plus 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® plus 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 open ventral incisional hernia repair on (b)(6) 2005 and (b)(6) 2006 whereby gore® dualmesh® biomaterial and gore® dualmesh® plus biomaterial were implanted. The complaint alleges that on (b)(6) 2006, (b)(6) 2008, and (b)(6) 2008, additional procedures occurred whereby the gore device was explanted. It was reported the patient alleges the following injuries: dense adhesions, multiple bowel obstruction, recurrences, mesh infection, abscess, mesh removal, pain and suffering. Additional event specific information was not provided.

 
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Brand NameGORE DUALMESH PLUS 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
heidi womble
1505 n. fourth street
flagstaff, AZ 86004
9285263030
MDR Report Key11586171
MDR Text Key242905958
Report Number2017233-2021-01823
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code FTL
Combination Product (Y/N)Y
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN NumberK063435
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type OTHER
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 04/27/2021
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received03/29/2021
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Device EXPIRATION Date05/10/2009
Device MODEL Number1DLMCP05
Device Catalogue Number1DLMCP05
Was Device Available For Evaluation? No
Is The Reporter A Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received03/30/2021
Was Device Evaluated By Manufacturer? Device Not Returned To Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured05/11/2006
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: 03/29/2021 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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