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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 1012451-15
Device Problems Kinked (1339); Difficult to Remove (1528); Stretched (1601)
Patient Problem No Consequences Or Impact To Patient (2199)
Event Date 12/01/2016
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
(b)(4). The device was received. Investigation is not yet complete. A follow up report will be submitted with all relevant information.
 
Event Description
It was reported that the abbott vascular customer service returns department received a used / bloody 3. 5x15 nc trek rx balloon dilatation catheter from (b)(6) medical center. Follow-up with the site determined that no one at the site was aware of any issue with this device or the reason for its return. The device was reviewed by the abbott vascular returned goods lab. The device evaluation revealed that the device had been used. The outer member was stretched proximal to the proximal balloon seal for a length of 1mm (suggesting a difficult to remove protective sheath) and there were multiple bends throughout the hypotube. No additional information was provided.
 
Manufacturer Narrative
(b)(4). The device returned for analysis. The complaint investigation determined the reported difficulty was confirmed and the issue was determined to be 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 Key6337356
MDR Text Key67938432
Report Number2024168-2017-01265
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
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 Received02/16/2017
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Expiration Date01/31/2019
Device Catalogue Number1012451-15
Device Lot Number60210G1
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer01/05/2017
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? No
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received03/14/2017
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Yes
Date Device Manufactured02/01/2016
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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