Device Recall Medtronic Passive Planar Blunt Probe

  • Modelo / Serial
    lot number 150223
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US Distribution to the states of : CA, MO, LA and PA., and Internationally to Ireland.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Passive Planar Blunt Probe Part Number 960-556, also included in Part Number Kits: 9732540, 9732622, 9733174, 9733935. As part of kits, the product is either packaged with other instruments or into a holding tray. The Passive Planar Blunt Probe is an optically tracked, reusable instrument used in navigated surgery and is included with Medtronic cranial instrument kits. It is designed for use in patient registration and palpating brain tissue during surgical procedures.
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  • 1 Event


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Navigation, Inc., 826 Coal Creek Cir, Louisville CO 80027-9710
  • 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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