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Description du dispositif
Medtronic CareLink" Monitor (2490C) and Medtronic CareLink Express" Monitor (2020B) || Product Usage: || The 2490C CareLink Home Monitors and 2020B CareLink Express Monitors are remote monitoring systems that interrogate implanted devices and transmit the data to Medtronic s CareLink Network for viewing by the physician. The data is transmitted either through an analog telephone line, a cellular connection or an internet connection.
“If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.