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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 Detachment Of Device Component (1104); Difficult to Remove (1528)
Patient Problem No Patient Involvement (2645)
Event Date 06/01/2018
Event Type  malfunction  
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.
 
Event Description
It was reported that prior to use, during stylet removal, the protective sheath was difficult to remove from the 3. 5x15 mm nc trek rx balloon dilatation catheter (bdc), resulting in a balloon detachment. The nc trek bdc was not used for the procedure. There was no patient involvement. An unspecified balloon dilatation catheter was used to complete the procedure. There was no clinically significant delay during the procedure. No additional information was provided.
 
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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 Key7620871
MDR Text Key112468103
Report Number2024168-2018-04678
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
Report Date 06/20/2018
1 Device was Involved in the Event
0 Patients were Involved in the Event:
Date FDA Received06/20/2018
Is this an Adverse Event Report? No
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Expiration Date07/31/2019
Device Catalogue Number1012451-15
Device Lot Number60801G1
Was Device Available for Evaluation? Device Returned to Manufacturer
Date Returned to Manufacturer06/06/2018
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received06/01/2018
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Yes
Date Device Manufactured08/01/2016
Is the Device Single Use? Yes
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Initial
Removal/Correction NumberZ-2037-2039-2017

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