Rappel de Medtronic Navigated Cannulated Taps

Selon Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à Australia qui a été fabriqué par Medtronic Australasia Pty Ltd.

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

Une correction ou un retrait opéré par un fabricant afin de répondre à un problème causé par un dispositif médical. Les rappels surviennent lorsqu'un dispositif médical est défectueux, lorsqu'il pourrait poser un risque pour la santé, ou les deux à la fois.

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  • Type d'événement
  • ID de l'événement
  • Classe de risque de l'événement
    Class II
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
  • Cause
    Cannulated taps have the potential to accumulate bone and other tissues in the cannula. use without a guide wire can increase this possibility. medtronic has received reports of user injuries occurring during the cleaning process of cannulated taps that have bone material in the cannula of the devices.
  • Action
    Medtronic is modifying the instructions for use for the cannulated taps to clearly detail the potential for bone/tissue accumulation in the cannula of the devices if they are used without a guide wire and to caution the user during the cleaning process. If the obstruction in the cannula cannot be removed, the instructions for use indicate that the devices should be considered at the end of their useful life and should be discarded in accordance with your facility procedures and guidelines. The revised instructions for use are provided with the customer letter. This action has been clsoed-out on 24/08/2016.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Medtronic Navigated Cannulated TapsMultiple model numbers affectedARTG Number: 120114, 126291
  • Manufacturer


  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Commentaire du fabricant
    “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.
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