Device Recall Medtronic Racer Biliary Stent System

  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot number 0000705315, use by date April 4, 2010
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA and Greater China.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Racer Biliary Stent System, Model number XD518YF, UPC code 00721902758164 in a box containing sterilized pouch with product, manufactured by Medtronic Vascular, Sunnyvale, CA. || Medical device system consisting of a balloon-expandable intraluminal stent premounted onto the balloon of an over the wire delivery catheter. The system as two radiopaque markers on the inner member and positioned to each side of the stent, to aid in the placement of the stent during fluoroscopy. The system is compatible with labeled guidewires. The device is provided sterile and pyrogenic. It is indicated for use in the palliation of malignant neoplasms in the biliary tree.
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  • 1 Event


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic CardioVascular, 3576 Unocal Pl, Santa Rosa CA 95403
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “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.
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