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MAUDE Adverse Event Report: STRYKER TRAUMA KIEL T2 PROXIMAL HUMERAL NAIL - LONG NAIL- 240 MM IMPLANT

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STRYKER TRAUMA KIEL T2 PROXIMAL HUMERAL NAIL - LONG NAIL- 240 MM IMPLANT Back to Search Results
Catalog Number UNK_KIE
Device Problem Appropriate Term/Code Not Available (3191)
Patient Problem Skin Irritation (2076)
Event Date 01/01/2012
Event Type  Injury  
Manufacturer Narrative
The reported event that t2 proximal humeral nail - short nail- 240 mm was alleged of issue implant revision / removal without implant breakage could not be confirmed, since the device was not returned for evaluation and no other evidence was provided. This complaint has been reported during a literature review performed by the post-market surveillance group. No product identification is possible and no additional information will be requested to the customer as this serves for trending purpose. The device inspection was not possible as the product was not returned for investigation. Based on the investigation, no definitive relation could be established between the product and the reported adverse consequence. More detailed information about the complaint event as well as the affected device must be available to determine the root cause of the complaint event. As per complaints history, a t2 humeral nail fixation, as well as any kind of internal fixation of the humerus, bears a significant number of risks in the healing period. The majority of the risks are caused by poor bone quality, poor blood supply of the fragments, and/or poor surgical technique. Typical risks are delayed union, non-union (especially in the distal third of the diaphysis), malunion, and pain. A review of the labeling did not indicate any abnormalities. If any further information is provided, the investigation report will be updated. Device disposition unknown.
 
Event Description
The manufacturer became aware of a 'retrospective data collection report' from (b)(6). The title of this study is ¿a retrospective data collection of the treatment of humeral fractures with the t2 proximal humeral nailing system (phn)¿ and is associated with the t2 proximal humeral nailing system (phn). Within that publication, post-operative complications/ adverse events were reported, which occurred between 2012 to 2017. It was not possible to ascertain specific device catalogs from the report; a review of the complaint handling database, however, revealed that the events have not been reported by the hospital or by the author of the publication. Therefore, 30 complaints were initiated retrospectively for different adverse events mentioned in the report. This product inquiry addresses hardware irritation (requiring implant removal). 4 out of 5 cases. The report states, "a (b)(6) caucasian female (#70) felt irritation of soft tissue due to proximal screws. The implant was removed 417 days after the implantation. The fracture was reported as consolidated at the time of implant removal. ".
 
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Brand NameT2 PROXIMAL HUMERAL NAIL - LONG NAIL- 240 MM
Type of DeviceIMPLANT
Manufacturer (Section D)
STRYKER TRAUMA KIEL
prof. kuentscher-strasse 1-5
schoenkirchen/kiel D-242 32
Manufacturer (Section G)
STRYKER TRAUMA KIEL
prof. kuentscher-strasse 1-5
schoenkirchen/kiel D-242 32
Manufacturer Contact
rose haas
325 corporate drive
mahwah, NJ 07430
2018315000
MDR Report Key8244372
MDR Text Key132950680
Report Number0009610622-2019-00041
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 health professional
Reporter Occupation
Type of Report Initial
Report Date 01/14/2019
1 Device was Involved in the Event
1 Patient was Involved in the Event
Date FDA Received01/14/2019
Is this an Adverse Event Report? Yes
Is this a Product Problem Report? No
Device Operator
Device Catalogue NumberUNK_KIE
Device Lot NumberUNKNOWN
Was Device Available for Evaluation? No
Is the Reporter a Health Professional? Yes
Was the Report Sent to FDA?
Event Location No Information
Date Manufacturer Received12/17/2018
Was Device Evaluated by Manufacturer? Device Not Returned to Manufacturer
Is the Device Single Use? Yes
Is This a Reprocessed and Reused Single-Use Device? No
Type of Device Usage Reuse

Patient Treatment Data
Date Received: 01/14/2019 Patient Sequence Number: 1
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