Rappel de Medtronic Aptus(TM) HeliFX(TM) Thoracic EndoAnchor(TM) System HeliFX Guide 42 mm

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 Vascular, Inc..

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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
  • Statut de l'événement
    Open, Classified
  • Pays 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
    Endovascular suturing system - Product Code OTD
  • Cause
    It was determined that the deflection length indicated on the guide catheter handle does not match the label on the box and sterile packaging for two lots.
  • Action
    The firm initiated their recall on September 13, 2017, by letter. The letter requested the consignee take the following actions: "1. Identify and quarantine all unused affected product as listed in your inventory. 2. Return all unused affected list product in your inventory to Medtronic. Contact Medtronic Customer Service at 1-800-854-3570 to initiate a product return and credit. Your local Medtronic Representative can assist you in the return and replacement of this product as necessary. 3. Complete the enclosed Customer Confirmation Certificate and fax it to Medtronic at 651-367-0612 to the attention of Customer Focused Quality or scan and email to RS.CFQFCA@medtronic .com. This notice needs to be passed on to all those who need to be aware within your organization where the potentially affected devices have been transferred." For further questions, please call (508) 261-8000.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    UDI 00763000006679, Lot Number 0008674156 UDI 00763000006655, Lot Number 0008674157
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    US Distribution to the states of : AZ, CA, FL, GA, MA, MI, MN and NH.
  • Description du dispositif
    Medtronic Aptus Heli-FX Thoracic EndoAnchor System Heli-FX Guide 42 mm, REF HG-18-90-42, STERILE EO, Rx Only || The Heli-FX EndoAnchor System is intended to provide fixation and sealing between endovascular aortic grafts and the native artery. The Heli-FX System is indicated for use in patients who endovascular grafts have exhibited migration or endoleak, or are at risk for such complications, in whom augmented radial fixation and or sealing is required or regain or maintain adequate aneurysm exclusion.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Medtronic Vascular, Inc., 3576 Unocal Pl, Santa Rosa CA 95403-1774
  • 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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