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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: AV-TEMECULA-CT NC TREK CORONARY DILATATION CATHETER

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AV-TEMECULA-CT NC TREK CORONARY DILATATION CATHETER Back to Search Results
Catalog Number 1012452-12
Device Problems Kinked (1339); Difficult to Remove (1528); Stretched (1601)
Patient Problem No Patient Involvement (2645)
Event Date 11/07/2016
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
(b)(4). During processing of this complaint, attempts were made to obtain complete event, patient and device information. The customer reported the device was discarded. Investigation is not yet complete. A follow up report will be submitted with all additional relevant information.
 
Event Description
It was reported that the protective sheath was difficult to remove from the 3. 75x12 nc trek. After the sheath was removed with difficulty, the balloon appeared stretched and the tip was kinked. There was no patient involvement. Another nc trek was used without incident. No additional information was provided.
 
Manufacturer Narrative
(b)(4). The device was not returned for analysis. The complaint investigation determined the reported difficulty was related to manufacturing issues associated with the protective sheath. On march 14, 2017, abbott vascular decided to initiate a voluntary field action for some sizes and lots of the nc trek family of dilatation catheters for difficulty to remove sheath which may lead to inflation or deflation issues. Abbott vascular performed a comprehensive investigation which included device analysis, manufacturing evaluation and trend analysis. The root cause identification was complicated by the fact that users were describing multiple symptoms when reporting the complaints. To date, the frequency of worldwide reported events for difficulties removing the protective balloon sheath, inflation and deflation has reached an actionable limit, thus abbott vascular communicated the voluntary field action to the fda on march 17, 2017 [medwatch # 2024168-2017-02310]. Corrective action has been implemented per site operating procedures. The product will continue to be trended. The abbott internal recall number is 2024168-3/14/2017-002-r.
 
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Brand NameNC TREK CORONARY DILATATION CATHETER
Type of DeviceCORONARY DILATATION CATHETER
Manufacturer (Section D)
AV-TEMECULA-CT
abbott vascular
26531 ynez road
temecula CA 92591 4628
Manufacturer (Section G)
EL COYOL, COSTA RICA REG# 3009031392
abbott vascular
26531 ynez road
temecula CA 92591 4628
Manufacturer Contact
connie speck
abbott vascular
26531 ynez road
temecula, CA 92591-4628
9519143996
MDR Report Key6133359
MDR Text Key61294576
Report Number2024168-2016-08401
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code LOX
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
K110134
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,health
Reporter Occupation
Remedial Action Recall
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 03/30/2017
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received11/29/2016
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Expiration Date06/30/2019
Device Catalogue Number1012452-12
Device Lot Number60712G1
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received03/14/2017
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured07/01/2016
Is the Device Single Use? Yes
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Initial

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