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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: ZIMMER SWITZERLAND MANUFACTURING GMBH BLUNT TIP SCREW, 4X42MM AFFIXUS(R) NATURAL NAIL(R) SYSTEM HUMERAL NAIL

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ZIMMER SWITZERLAND MANUFACTURING GMBH BLUNT TIP SCREW, 4X42MM AFFIXUS(R) NATURAL NAIL(R) SYSTEM HUMERAL NAIL Back to Search Results
Model Number N/A
Device Problems Patient Device Interaction Problem (4001); Loosening of Implant Not Related to Bone-Ingrowth (4002); Migration (4003)
Patient Problems Failure of Implant (1924); Appropriate Clinical Signs, Symptoms, Conditions Term / Code Not Available (4581)
Event Date 05/07/2021
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
Medical products: blunt tip screw, 4x44mm; catalog#: 47-2486-044-40; lot#: 3024702; blunt tip screw, 4x44mm; catalog#: 47-2486-044-40; lot#: 3054470; blunt tip screw, 4x46mm; catalog#: 47-2486-046-40; lot#: 3024721; torque limiting handle; catalog#: 27923; lot#: 601270; proximal humerus corelock driver, hex, 4mm; catalog#: 110035663; lot#: 4503366276; proximal humerus, left, 9x160mm; catalog#: 47-2496-161-09; lot#: 3049742; cortical bone screw, 4x30mm; catalog#: 47-2486-130-40; lot#: 3024383. Therapy date: (b)(6) 2021. The manufacturer received x-rays for review. Other documents were received and will be reviewed as part of ongoing investigation. The manufacturer did not receive the device for investigation. Where lot numbers were received for the devices, the device history records were reviewed and found to be conforming. A cause for this specific event cannot be ascertained from the information provided. As soon as supplemental information becomes available an updated report will be submitted. Zimmer biomet¿s reference number of this file is (b)(4).
 
Event Description
Patient was implanted on the left side and underwent a revision surgery due to loosening and migration of proximal screws despite corelock technology.
 
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Brand NameBLUNT TIP SCREW, 4X42MM
Type of DeviceAFFIXUS(R) NATURAL NAIL(R) SYSTEM HUMERAL NAIL
Manufacturer (Section D)
ZIMMER SWITZERLAND MANUFACTURING GMBH
sulzer allee 8
sulzer industrie park
winterthur 8404
SZ 8404
Manufacturer (Section G)
ZIMMER SWITZERLAND MANUFACTURING GMBH
sulzer allee 8
sulzer industrie park
winterthur 8404
SZ 8404
Manufacturer Contact
christina arnt
56 e. bell dr.
warsaw, IN 46582
5745273773
MDR Report Key11907453
MDR Text Key253466926
Report Number0009613350-2021-00245
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HSB
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeGM
PMA/PMN Number
K200814
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type foreign,health professional
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 09/21/2021
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received05/31/2021
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Model NumberN/A
Device Catalogue Number47-2486-042-40
Device Lot Number3048176
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA? No
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received09/10/2021
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured11/05/2020
Is the Device Single Use? Yes
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Initial
Removal/Correction NumberN/A

Patient Treatment Data
Date Received: 05/31/2021 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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