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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: DAVOL INC., SUB. C.R. BARD, INC. MESH-VENTRALEX SURGICAL MESH

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DAVOL INC., SUB. C.R. BARD, INC. MESH-VENTRALEX SURGICAL MESH Back to Search Results
Catalog Number 0010301
Device Problems Defective Device (2588); Insufficient Information (3190)
Patient Problems Adhesion(s) (1695); Hernia (2240); Disability (2371)
Event Date 11/18/2015
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
Based on the information provided we are unable to determine to what extent, if any the bard device may have caused or contributed to the events as alleged by the patient¿s attorney. The information provided alleges that the, patient underwent an additional surgery to repair an incarcerated recurrent hernia defect, release adhesions between the patient's bowel and the ventralex mesh, and "remove it. " medical records were not provided and the description does not clearly define what "remove it" is referring to (example possible mesh explant, partial explant, or removal/repair of the hernia defect itself without explant of previously placed mesh). As such at this time, we have not identified this as reported device explant. Adhesions and recurrence are known inherent risks of surgery and are identified in the adverse reaction section of the instructions-for-use as a possible complications. Should additional information be provided a supplemental emdr will be submitted. The information provided by bard represents all of the known information at this time. Despite good faith efforts to obtain additional information, the complainant / reporter was unable or unwilling to provide any further patient, product, or procedural details to bard. Not returned.
 
Event Description
The following was alleged by the patient's attorney: on (b)(6) 2011: the patient underwent surgery for repair of a ventral hernia. As reported, a bard/davol ventralex hernia patch, reference number 0010301, lot number hutj0629 was implanted to repair the hernia defect. On (b)(6) 2015: the patient underwent an additional surgery to repair an incarcerated recurrent hernia defect, release adhesions between the patient's bowel and the ventralex mesh, and "remove it. " as alleged, the patient was injured severely and permanently and has suffered and will continue to suffer physical pain due to the alleged defective ventralex hernia patch.
 
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Brand NameMESH-VENTRALEX
Type of DeviceSURGICAL MESH
Manufacturer (Section D)
DAVOL INC., SUB. C.R. BARD, INC.
100 crossings blvd.
warwick RI 02886
Manufacturer (Section G)
BARD SHANNON LIMITED -3005636544
san geronimo industrial park
lot #1, road #3, km 79.7
humacao PR 00791
Manufacturer Contact
francesca santamaria
100 crossings blvd.
warwick, RI 02886
4018258538
MDR Report Key7152262
MDR Text Key95966837
Report Number1213643-2017-01126
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code FTL
Combination Product (y/n)N
Reporter Country CodeUS
PMA/PMN Number
K024008
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type consumer,other
Reporter Occupation Attorney
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 12/28/2017
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received12/28/2017
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator
Device Expiration Date11/28/2014
Device Catalogue Number0010301
Device Lot NumberHUTJ0629
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? No
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received12/08/2017
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Date Device Manufactured11/06/2009
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: 12/28/2017 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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