Rappel de Device Recall Protege GPS 6mm x 80mm Self Expanding Peripheral Stent System

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 Ev3, 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 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
    Diagnostic Biliary Catheter - Product Code FGE
  • Cause
    Ev3 inc. is conducting a voluntary recall of specific lots of the protege gps self-expanding stent system because labeling did not match the actual stent size contained in the package. the affected product was labeled as a 6mm x 80mm protege gps stent but actually contained an 8mm x 40mm stent. this situation can lead to vessel damage or inadequate coverage of the target lesion.
  • Action
    Consignees were emailed a letter with a subject heading of "Medical Device Recall". The e-mail was dated June 10, 2009. The letter informed the consignee of the problem and product involved. They requested that any affected devices remaining in inventory be identified and returned and to fill out and return the "Device Recall Field Action Reconciliation Form".


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    lot # 6691348
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    International Distribution Only -- Brazil, Uruguay, & Malaysia.
  • Description du dispositif
    ev3 The Endovascular Company, Protege GPS 6mm x 80mm Self Expanding Peripheral Stent System , Rx Only, and SERP65-06-80-120. || In the US, the intended as a palliative treatment of malignant neoplasms in the biliary tree. Outside the US, the intended for use in occlusions, lesions at high risk for abrupt closure or threatened closure following percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) or lesions believed to be at high risk for restenosis following PTA in the common and external iliac, subclavian or renal arteries.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Ev3, Inc., 4600 Nathan Ln N, Plymouth MN 55442-2890
  • 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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