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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: ETHICON INC. PVP MEDIUM 6.4CM X 6.4CM MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC

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ETHICON INC. PVP MEDIUM 6.4CM X 6.4CM MESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC Back to Search Results
Model Number PVPM
Device Problem Migration (4003)
Patient Problems Abdominal Pain (1685); Hernia (2240); Constipation (3274)
Event Type  Injury  
Event Description
It was reported by an attorney that the patient underwent hernia repair surgery on (b)(6) 2015 and mesh was implanted. It was reported that the patient underwent removal surgery on (b)(6) 2019 during which the surgeon noted the recurrent could only be repaired through surgical intervention. During the surgery it was discovered that the defective mesh had failed to properly incorporate into the fascia and had migrated out of position leading to recurrence. There was bowel and omentum trapped in the recurrent hernia. It was reported that the patient experienced severe abdominal pain and constipation. No additional information was provided.
 
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.
 
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Brand NamePVP MEDIUM 6.4CM X 6.4CM
Type of DeviceMESH, SURGICAL, POLYMERIC
Manufacturer (Section D)
ETHICON INC.
1000 route 202
raritan NJ 08869
Manufacturer (Section G)
ETHICON INC.-GMBH
p.o. box 1409
norderstedt D2284 1
GM D22841
Manufacturer Contact
elba bello
1000 route 202
raritan, NJ 08869
MDR Report Key13349972
MDR Text Key288987809
Report Number2210968-2022-00655
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code FTL
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
K061533
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type Other
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 01/25/2022
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received01/25/2022
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator
Device Model NumberPVPM
Device Catalogue NumberPVPM
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Date Manufacturer Received01/21/2022
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: 01/25/2022 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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