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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: CORDIS CORPORATION UNKNOWN TRAPEASE FILTER, INTRAVASCULAR, CARDIOVASCULAR

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CORDIS CORPORATION UNKNOWN TRAPEASE FILTER, INTRAVASCULAR, CARDIOVASCULAR Back to Search Results
Catalog Number 466P306X
Device Problem Adverse Event Without Identified Device or Use Problem (2993)
Patient Problem Stenosis (2263)
Event Date 08/04/2021
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative

Occupation: other, senior counsel, litigation please note that the exact event date is unknown and the event date is the complaint awareness date. As reported, the patient underwent placement of a trapease vena cava filter. The indication for the filter placement was not reported. At some point after the filter implantation, the patient became aware that the filter was associated with stenosis. The product was not returned for analysis and the sterile lot number has not been provided; therefore, no device analysis nor device history record review could be performed. The trapease vena cava filter is indicated for use in the prevention of recurrent pulmonary embolism (pe) via percutaneous placement in the inferior vena cava (ivc) for patients in which anticoagulants are contraindicated, anticoagulant therapy for thromboembolic disease has failed, emergency treatment following massive pe where anticipated benefits of conventional therapy are reduced or for chronic, recurrent pe where anticoagulant therapy has failed, or is contraindicated. The purpose of a vena cava filter is to catch thrombus from the lower extremities as it travels along normal blood flow patterns up towards the heart. Stenosis within the device or within the ivc and/or vasculature does not represent a device malfunction. Clinical factors that may have influenced the event include the patient¿s pre-existing comorbidities, pharmacological and lesion characteristics. Given the limited information available for review, there is nothing to suggest that a malfunction in the design and manufacturing process of the device; therefore, no corrective action will be taken. Should additional information become available, the file will be updated accordingly. Please note that this is the initial report for this product.

 
Event Description

As reported by the legal brief, the patient underwent placement of a trapease vena cava filter. The report states that the filter subsequently malfunctioned and caused injury and damage to the patient including, but not limited to stenosis. As a direct and proximate result of these malfunctions, the patient suffered life-threatening injuries and damages, and required extensive medical care and treatment. As a further proximate result, the patient has suffered and will continue to suffer significant medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages.

 
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Brand NameUNKNOWN TRAPEASE
Type of DeviceFILTER, INTRAVASCULAR, CARDIOVASCULAR
Manufacturer (Section D)
CORDIS CORPORATION
14201 nw 60 avenue
miami lakes FL 33014
Manufacturer (Section G)
CORDIS CORPORATION
14201 nw 60 avenue
miami lakes FL 33014
Manufacturer Contact
karla castro
14201 nw 60th ave
miami lakes, FL 33014
7863138372
MDR Report Key12384951
MDR Text Key268705018
Report Number1016427-2021-05353
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code DTK
Combination Product (Y/N)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN NumberK020316
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE,OTHER
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 08/30/2021
1 Device Was Involved in the Event
1 Patient Was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received08/30/2021
Is This An Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is This A Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Device Catalogue Number466P306X
Was Device Available For Evaluation? No
Is The Reporter A Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received08/04/2021
Was Device Evaluated By Manufacturer? No Answer Provided
Is The Device Single Use? Yes
Is this a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device?
Type of Device Usage Initial

Patient TREATMENT DATA
Date Received: 08/30/2021 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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