“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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Covidien Nellcor SpO2 Forehead Sensor || Item Code: RS10; || The Covidien Nellcor¿ Forehead SpO2Sensor, model RS10, is indicated for use when continuous non-invasive arterial oxygen saturation and pulse rate monitoring are required for patients weighing more than 40 kg.