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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: OBERDORF SYNTHES PRODUKTIONS GMBH ROD,FIXATION,INTRAMEDULLARY

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OBERDORF SYNTHES PRODUKTIONS GMBH ROD,FIXATION,INTRAMEDULLARY Back to Search Results
Catalog Number UNK - NAIL HEAD ELEMENTS: PFNA
Device Problem Migration (4003)
Patient Problems Unspecified Infection (1930); No Code Available (3191)
Event Date 11/20/2018
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
If the information is unknown, not available or does not apply, the section/field of the form is left blank. This report is for one (1) unknown pfna blade. Part#, lot# and udi # is not available. Device is not expected to be returned for manufacturer review/investigation. Reporter is synthes sales representative. This report is for one (1) unknown pfna blade. Pma/510(k) number is not available. (b)(4). Device evaluation/investigation could not be completed; no conclusion could be drawn as product was not returned to manufacturer. Additionally, device history records review could not be completed without lot number. Device was used for treatment, not diagnosis. If information is obtained that was not available for the initial medwatch, a follow-up medwatch will be filed as appropriate.
 
Event Description
Device report from synthes europe reports an event in (b)(6) as follows: it was reported on (b)(6) 2018, patient underwent proximal femoral nail antirotation (pfna) implantation. It was found out by an on- site theatre lead that the proximal femoral nail antirotation (pfna) blade has been migrated laterally and will now require removal. The removal procedure was scheduled on (b)(6) 2018. It is unknown if there was surgical delay. Patient and procedure outcome is unknown. Concomitant devices: pfna nail (part unknown, lot unknown, quantity 1); screw (part unknown, lot unknown, quantity unknown). This report is for one (1) unknown pfna blade. This is report 1 of 1 for (b)(4).
 
Manufacturer Narrative
Device was used for treatment, not diagnosis. 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 further reported that lateral migration of the pfna blade was noted on x-ray. Patient underwent removal surgery on (b)(6), 2018. During the removal surgery, blade, pfna nail and distal locking screws were removed. Patient underwent diagnostic testing to confirm the presence of infection. No further surgical intervention has yet been planned.
 
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Type of DeviceROD,FIXATION,INTRAMEDULLARY
Manufacturer (Section D)
OBERDORF SYNTHES PRODUKTIONS GMBH
eimattstrasse 3
oberdorf 4436
SZ 4436
MDR Report Key8147541
MDR Text Key129809754
Report Number8030965-2018-58882
Device Sequence Number1
Product Code HSB
Combination Product (y/n)N
Number of Events Reported1
Summary Report (Y/N)N
Report Source Manufacturer
Source Type company representative,foreig
Type of Report Initial,Followup,Followup,Followup,Followup
Report Date 11/20/2018
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received12/10/2018
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? Yes
Device Operator
Device Catalogue NumberUNK - NAIL HEAD ELEMENTS: PFNA
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received02/12/2019
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device?

Patient Treatment Data
Date Received: 12/10/2018 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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