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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: FLOWONIX MEDICAL, INC. INTRATHECAL CATHETER

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FLOWONIX MEDICAL, INC. INTRATHECAL CATHETER Back to Search Results
Model Number 11823
Device Problem No Flow (2991)
Patient Problem Inadequate Pain Relief (2388)
Event Date 03/18/2021
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
A review of the device history record, which includes verification of all steps in the manufacturing of the catheter kit and sub assembly, verification of all final testing performed by/on the catheter kit and sub assembly, verification of sterilization, and packaging for subject catheter kit and sub assembly was performed. The review did not identify any non-conformances, issues or capas associated with catheter kit and sub assembly function. Device was discarded and not returned for additional evaluation and investigation. As the device was not returned, a definitive root cause for the alleged issue could not be determined. Internal complaint number: (b)(4).
 
Event Description
Agent contacted technical solutions to report a catheter revision due to a lack of pain relief and patient not receiving therapy. During surgery, there was no csf backflow upon disconnection of the catheter from the pump, and the pump was also replaced. Field clinical representative reported, "post explant i attempted 2 sizeable priming boluses for which no liquid bead formation was observed. " this mfr was opened to address the catheter explant. Mfr 3010079947-2021-00109 was opened to address the pump explant.
 
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Brand NameINTRATHECAL CATHETER
Type of DeviceINTRATHECAL CATHETER
Manufacturer (Section D)
FLOWONIX MEDICAL, INC.
500 international drive
suite 200
mount olive NJ 07828
Manufacturer (Section G)
FLOWONIX MEDICAL, INC.
120 forbes blvd
suite 170
mansfield MA 02048
Manufacturer Contact
james bennett
500 international drive
suite 200
mount olive, NJ 07828
9734269229
MDR Report Key11667952
MDR Text Key252447651
Report Number3010079947-2021-00108
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code LKK
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
P080012
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,health
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 03/18/2021
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received04/14/2021
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Model Number11823
Device Catalogue Number11823
Device Lot Number26735
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 Received03/18/2021
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured07/24/2020
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: 04/14/2021 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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