Rappel de Achieve Electrical Cable

Selon U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à United States qui a été fabriqué par Medtronic Inc..

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 2
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de publication de l'événement
  • Statut de l'événement
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Date de fin de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
    Catheter, electrode recording, or probe, electrode recording - Product Code DRF
  • Cause
    64 units of achieve electrical cables were shipped with a potential sterility breach.
  • Action
    Medtronic sales reps began notifying customers on 9/29/2015. Customers were told of the issue and were requested to quarantine and return un-used product. A follow-up Urgent Medical Device Recall letter was hand delivered beginning 10/6/2015. The letter again described the issue, identified affected product and asked that un-used product be returned to Medtronic. A response form was asked to be returned to Medtronic. Customer with questions can contact Medtronic AF Solutions at 888-843-8301


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    Lot U531
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Distributed in DC and the states of AR, CA, CO, DE, GA, IA, KY, ME, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, and VA.
  • Description du dispositif
    Medtronic Achieve Cables, model 990066. The sterile, single use only Electrical Cable (Model 990066) provides the conduction elements from the proximal end of the Achieve Catheter handle to standard shielded ECG pins that connect into standard electrophysiology recording and pacing equipment. Medtronic Ablation Frontiers Achieve Mapping Catheter is indicated for multiple electrode electrophysiological mapping of the cardiac structures of the heart.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Medtronic Inc., 8200 Coral Sea St Ne, Saint Paul MN 55112-4391
  • 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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