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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: ETHICON INC. GYNECARE MESH UNKNOWN MESH, SURGICAL

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ETHICON INC. GYNECARE MESH UNKNOWN MESH, SURGICAL Back to Search Results
Device Problem Adverse Event Without Identified Device or Use Problem (2993)
Patient Problems Pain (1994); Discomfort (2330)
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
To date, the device has not been returned. If the product is returned for evaluation, any further information derived from the evaluation will be submitted in a supplemental 3500a form.
 
Event Description
It was reported by an attorney that the patient underwent a gynecological surgical procedure on (b)(6) 2014 and mesh was implanted. It was reported that the patient experienced pain and discomfort and underwent explant surgery on (b)(6) 2021. No additional information was provided.
 
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Brand NameGYNECARE MESH UNKNOWN
Type of DeviceMESH, SURGICAL
Manufacturer (Section D)
ETHICON INC.
1000 route 202
raritan NJ 08869
Manufacturer (Section G)
ETHICON INC.-SOMERVILLE
p.o. box 151, route 22 west
somerville NJ 08876 0151
Manufacturer Contact
elba bello
1000 route 202
raritan, NJ 08869
MDR Report Key12184779
MDR Text Key262197113
Report Number2210968-2021-06412
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code FTM
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUK
PMA/PMN Number
UNKNOWN
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type foreign,other
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 07/14/2021
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received07/16/2021
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Is the Reporter a Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received07/13/2021
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
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: 07/16/2021 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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