Rappel de Device Recall Medtronic Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter, Standard, with BioGlide

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 Neurosurgery.

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 1
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de mise en oeuvre 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
    Central Nervous System Shunt and Components - Product Code JXG
  • Cause
    The ventricular catheters may become detached from the snap base assembly after implantation and this condition may increase the need for emergency revision surgery.
  • Action
    An Urgent - Medical Device Recall notification was sent on February 13,2009 to the attention of risk managers, advising them to cease use of the Innervision Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter, BioGlide, Catalog Number 27782 ( all versions and all lot numbers), the Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter, BioGlide, Catalog Number 27802 ( all versions and all lot numbers), and the Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter, BioGlide, Catalog Number 27708 ( all version and all lot numbers). Each customer is to cease the use of the listed product and any unused unit needs to be returned to Medtronic. Further, each account is required to account for product used/implanted and to advise surgeons of the recall information. Each account will recieved an individualized Customer Product Reconciliation Form provided by their Medtronic Sales Representative for determining the status of any product shipped to them.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    All Lots
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution -- USA, Ireland, and Australia.
  • Description du dispositif
    Medtronic Snap Shunt Ventricular Catheter, Standard, with BioGlide, 11 CM, Ref 27802J. Each catheter is provided in a sealed Tyvek plastic tray placed within a sealed Tyvek/Mylar pouch. The sealed pouch is then placed within a chipboard carton along with product IFU and patient wallet cards. The product is ETO sterilized.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Medtronic Neurosurgery, 125-B Cremona Dr, Goleta CA 93117
  • 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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