Worldwide Distribution --- including USA and country of Canada. (22 boxes were distributed within U.S. Three boxes were distributed to Medtronic Canada but returned)
Descripción del producto
VARI-STIM III Nerve Locator/Stimulator, Sterile, Medtronic Xomed, Inc. || The Vari-Stim III nerve locator/stimulator is a sterile, single-use disposable, hand-held, battery-operated device intended to stimulate motor nerves exposed during surgery for the purpose of identification or location.
“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.