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Descripción del producto
Medtronic Intersept Custom Tubing Pack. Do Not Reuse. The design and components of this product were specified by the user from an array of components and designs offered by the manufacturer. Any change in the cardiopulmonary bypass procedure that compromises the function of this Custom Tubing Pack is the responsibility of the user. The tubing is made of polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Portions of the tapered tubing are used in the vent, suction and arterial roller heads of the heart lung machine. Manufacturer: Medtronic, Inc., Minneapolis, MN 55432-5604 USA. Tube supplier: Natvar (Tekni-Plex Co.), 19555 E. Arenth Ave., City of Industry, CA 91748.
“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.