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Zinger¿ Stainless Steel Workhorse Guidewire; Models: ZNGRLS180HJ, ZNGRLS180HS, ZNGRMS180HJ, ZNGRMS180HS, ZNGRMS180S, ZNGRS180HJ, ZNGRS180HS, ZNGRS180S || Medtronic guide wires are steerable guide wires that are used for the introduction and placement of diagnostics or interventional devices in the coronary and peripheral vasculature, and may be used to reach and cross a target lesion. Medtronic guide wires are not intended for cerebral vasculature. Medtronic steerable exchange guide wires are used to facilitate the substitution of one diagnostic or interventional device for another.
“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.