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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: MEDTRONIC CRYOCATH LP FLEXCATH ADVANCE STEERABLE SHEATH CATHETER, STEERABLE

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MEDTRONIC CRYOCATH LP FLEXCATH ADVANCE STEERABLE SHEATH CATHETER, STEERABLE Back to Search Results
Model Number 4FC12
Device Problem Adverse Event Without Identified Device or Use Problem (2993)
Patient Problems Cardiac Arrest (1762); Twitching (2172); Cardiac Tamponade (2226); Confusion/ Disorientation (2553); Pericardial Effusion (3271)
Event Date 04/07/2021
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
Concomitant medical products: 9900063-020 mapping catheter. If information is provided in the future, a supplemental report will be issued.
 
Event Description
It was reported that during a cryoablation procedure, the patient had a sudden onset of 'aspen syndrome,' upper body twitching, and confusion. The case was aborted. It was noted the patient's heartbeats were weak. Ultrasound indicated the presence of a pericardial effusion. A pericardial tamponade was noted. A pericardiocentesis was performed. The patient had cardiac arrest. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation was performed. A blood transfusion was given. The patient's vital signs stabilized under observation, and the patient was transferred to the intensive care unit (icu). No further patient complications have been reported as a result of this event.
 
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Brand NameFLEXCATH ADVANCE STEERABLE SHEATH
Type of DeviceCATHETER, STEERABLE
Manufacturer (Section D)
MEDTRONIC CRYOCATH LP
9000 autoroute transcanadienne
pointe-claire,qc H9R 5 Z8
CA H9R 5Z8
Manufacturer (Section G)
MEDTRONIC CRYOCATH LP
9000 autoroute transcanadienne
pointe-claire,qc H9R 5 Z8
CA H9R 5Z8
Manufacturer Contact
paula bixby
8200 coral sea st ne
mounds view, MN 55112
7635055378
MDR Report Key11686034
MDR Text Key246039228
Report Number3002648230-2021-00183
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code DRA
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeCH
PMA/PMN Number
K123591
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,foreig
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 05/17/2021
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received04/19/2021
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator
Device Model Number4FC12
Device Catalogue Number4FC12
Device Lot Number0010305410
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer04/15/2021
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received05/05/2021
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Yes
Date Device Manufactured07/17/2020
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: 04/19/2021 Patient Sequence Number: 1
Treatment
2AF283 BALLOON CATHETER
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