Catalog #: ASY00116: HVAD Pump Driveline Splice Kit Lot #'s 532770, 567949, 480786, 483769, 490692, 539664, and 598189 and Catalog #: ASY00281: HVAD Pump Driveline Splicekit; Large OD Sheath Lot #'s 654090, 672401, 678800, 690423, 833963, 873159, and 880816
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Descripción del producto
HeartWare Ventricular Assist System (HVAD) Pump Driveline Splice Kit || Product Usage: || Is intended to repair the driveline cable once an electrical break has been identified. These repairs are limited to the portion of the driveline that is outside the patient boundary (exit side).
“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.