Medtronic Prestige LP(TM) Cervical Disc System with Streamlined Instruments, DRILL GUIDES: || a) REF 6975205, 5mm || b) REF 6975206, 6mm || c) REF 6975207, 7mm || Product Usage: || The PRESTIGE LP reusable instruments are intended for the surgical implantation of the PRESTIGE LP Cervical Disc. Medtronic reusable instruments must be sterilized prior to initial use and must be cleaned and sterilized prior to each re-use.
“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.