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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 1012448-12
Device Problem Difficult to Remove (1528)
Patient Problem No Patient Involvement (2645)
Event Date 11/28/2016
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
(b)(4). The device is expected to be returned for evaluation. It has not yet been received. A follow up report will be submitted with all additional relevant information.
 
Event Description
It was reported that during preparation and before use, the protective sheath of the nc trek 2. 75 x 12 mm balloon dilatation catheter was difficult to remove. The protective sheath had to be pulled with two hands to remove it and when removed, the stylet was stuck against the balloon. The device was not used and a new device was used to complete the procedure. There was no patient involvement. There were no reported adverse patient effects and no clinically significant delay in the procedure. No additional information was provided.
 
Manufacturer Narrative
(b)(4). Evaluation summary: the device 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 Key6200887
MDR Text Key63361528
Report Number2024168-2016-09182
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code LOX
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeCA
PMA/PMN Number
K110134
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,foreig
Reporter Occupation
Remedial Action Recall
Type of Report Initial,Followup
Report Date 04/04/2017
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received12/22/2016
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Expiration Date08/31/2019
Device Catalogue Number1012448-12
Device Lot Number60921G1
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer01/16/2017
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? Yes
Date Device Manufactured09/21/2016
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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