US Distribution to states of: CA and FL. UPDATED: OUS: Czech Republic and Switzerland.
Descripción del producto
The Affinity Fusion Oxygenator with Integrated Arterial Filter and Carmeda Bioactive Surface is a single-use, microporous, hollow-fiber, gas-exchange device with plasma resistant fiber and integrated heat exchanger and arterial filter. The oxygenator is bonded on its primary blood contacting surfaces with a non-leaching biocompatible surface to reduce platelet activation and adhesion and preserve platelet function. The device is non-toxic, nonpyrogenic, and supplied sterile in individual packaging.
“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.