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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: DEPUY SYNTHES POWER TOOLS SMALL BATTERY DRIVE INSTRUMENT, SURGICAL, ORTHOPEDIC, AC-POWERED, MOTOR/ACCESS AND ATTACHMENT

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DEPUY SYNTHES POWER TOOLS SMALL BATTERY DRIVE INSTRUMENT, SURGICAL, ORTHOPEDIC, AC-POWERED, MOTOR/ACCESS AND ATTACHMENT Back to Search Results
Catalog Number 532.010VET
Device Problems Device Stops Intermittently (1599); Device Inoperable (1663)
Patient Problem No Patient Involvement (2645)
Event Date 06/06/2017
Event Type  malfunction  
Manufacturer Narrative
(b)(4). The actual device was returned for evaluation. Reliability engineering evaluated the device and identified no failure. It was determined that the device passed all tests. Therefore, the reported condition was not confirmed. An assignable root cause was not determined. However, during evaluation, it was determined that there was corrosion on electric motor due to improper cleaning/care. It was determined that this was a non-failure. If information is obtained that was not available for the initial medwatch, a follow-up medwatch will be filed as appropriate.
 
Event Description
It was reported that during a tibial plateau leveling osteotomy on a canine, it was observed that the small battery drive device had intermittent operation for the last few surgeries and finally resulted in unresponsiveness in the final surgery. It was reported that the device was not working regardless of the battery or casing. It was not reported if there was a delay in there were any delays in the surgical procedure. It was a reported that a spare device was available for use. It was reported that the surgery was completed successfully. There was no human patient involvement as this was a veterinary procedure. There were no reports of injuries, medical intervention or prolonged hospitalization. All available information has been disclosed. If additional information should become available, a supplemental medwatch report will be submitted accordingly.
 
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Brand NameSMALL BATTERY DRIVE
Type of DeviceINSTRUMENT, SURGICAL, ORTHOPEDIC, AC-POWERED, MOTOR/ACCESS AND ATTACHMENT
Manufacturer (Section D)
DEPUY SYNTHES POWER TOOLS
hauptstrasse 24
waldenburg CH443 7
SZ CH4437
Manufacturer (Section G)
DEPUY SYNTHES POWER TOOLS
hauptstrasse 24
waldenburg CH443 7
SZ CH4437
Manufacturer Contact
michael cote
1302 wrights lane east
west chester, PA 19380
6107195000
MDR Report Key6683823
MDR Text Key78908476
Report Number8030965-2017-13373
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HWE
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
EXEMPT
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type user facility
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 06/14/2017
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received07/03/2017
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Catalogue Number532.010VET
Device Lot Number004676
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer06/16/2017
Is the Reporter a Health Professional?
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received06/14/2017
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured12/06/2011
Is the Device Single Use? No
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage

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