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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. MEDIUM HEXDRIVER ROD, FIXATION, INTRAMEDULLARY AND ACCESSORIES

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SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. MEDIUM HEXDRIVER ROD, FIXATION, INTRAMEDULLARY AND ACCESSORIES Back to Search Results
Model Number 71631066
Device Problems Connection Problem (2900); Mechanical Jam (2983)
Patient Problem No Clinical Signs, Symptoms or Conditions (4582)
Event Date 05/21/2021
Event Type  malfunction  
Event Description
It was reported that, during trauma procedure, the medium hexdriver was wobbling on all power systems. The surgeon tried three different attachments, but problem was not resolved; the screw capture would got stuck in the hexdriver, taking a long time to handle it out. A surgical delay of less than or equal to 30 minutes was reported. The procedure was completed using a smith and nephew back-up device. No patient injury or other complications were reported.
 
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Brand NameMEDIUM HEXDRIVER
Type of DeviceROD, FIXATION, INTRAMEDULLARY AND ACCESSORIES
Manufacturer (Section D)
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
1450 brooks rd.
memphis TN 38116
Manufacturer (Section G)
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
1450 brooks rd.
memphis TN 38116
Manufacturer Contact
holly topping
7000 west william cannon drive
austin, TX 78735
5123913905
MDR Report Key11934763
MDR Text Key254261083
Report Number1020279-2021-04975
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HSB
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
K122170
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type health professional
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 07/16/2021
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received06/03/2021
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Model Number71631066
Device Catalogue Number71631066
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Yes
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received07/15/2021
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? No
Is the Device Single Use? No
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage

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