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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. GORE-TEX SOFT TISSUE PATCH MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC

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W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC. GORE-TEX SOFT TISSUE PATCH MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC Back to Search Results
Model Number 1420030010
Device Problem Insufficient Information (3190)
Patient Problems Abscess (1690); Unspecified Infection (1930); Obstruction/Occlusion (2422)
Event Date 05/09/2012
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
It should be noted that the gore-tex® soft tissue patch instructions for use addresses the following adverse reactions among others: ¿possible adverse reactions with the use of any tissue deficiency prosthesis may include, but are not limited to, contamination, infection, inflammation, adhesion, fistula formation, seroma formation, hematoma, and recurrence. The gore-tex® soft tissue patch instructions for use also states: ¿strict aseptic techniques should be followed. If an infection develops, it should be treated aggressively. An unresolved infection may require removal of the material.
 
Event Description
It was reported to gore that the patient underwent open abdominal hernia repair on (b)(6) 2005 and (b)(6) 2011 whereby a gore-tex® soft tissue patch and a gore® dualmesh® biomaterial were implanted. The complaint alleges that on (b)(6) 2012 and (b)(6) 2013, additional procedures occurred whereby a gore device was explanted. It was reported the patient alleges the following injuries: bowel obstruction, recurrences, multiple lysis of dense adhesions, removal of mesh, bowel perforation, multiple rounds of treating infected mesh with abscesses, mesh migration, and pain and suffering. Additional event specific information was not provided.
 
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Brand NameGORE-TEX SOFT TISSUE PATCH
Type of DeviceMESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC
Manufacturer (Section D)
W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES, INC.
1505 n. fourth street
flagstaff AZ 86004
Manufacturer (Section G)
MEDICAL WOODY MOUNTAIN B/P
3750 w. kiltie lane
flagstaff AZ 86005
Manufacturer Contact
jorja nackard
1505 n. fourth street
flagstaff, AZ 86004
9285263030
MDR Report Key12345814
MDR Text Key267618879
Report Number2017233-2021-02289
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code FTL
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
K963619
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type other
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 08/25/2021
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received08/19/2021
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator
Device Expiration Date08/14/2010
Device Model Number1420030010
Device Catalogue Number1420030010
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Is the Reporter a Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received08/18/2021
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured08/15/2005
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: 08/19/2021 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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