Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Vascular Solutions, Pronto V4, Extraction Catheter

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Vascular Solutions, Inc..

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Catheter, embolectomy - Product Code DXE
  • Causa
    Vascular solutions , inc recently discovered that there was a manufacturing defect with pronto v4 extraction catheters (models 4005, 4006, 4007, 4008). use of this defective product could lead to a tip separation. this may cause injury and/or procedural delay, resulting in a deteriorating hemodynamic condition of the patient which may require medical intervention.
  • Acción
    Vascular Solutions, Inc. sent an "URGENT: MEDICAL DEVICE FIELD ACTION" letter dated July 8, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and the actions to be taken by the customers. The letter instructs customers to identify the affected product and remove from current inventory. Included with the letter was a Field Action Customer Inventory Form for customers to complete and return. VSI will contact customers for replacement product upon receipt of the form and returned product. Contact your local representative for questions concerning this notice.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model Lot # 4005 (5.5F) 551391 551513 551579 551861   4006(6F) 551034 551178 551514 551578   551581 551583   4007 (7F) 551106 551249 552116   4008 (8F) 551107551362 551577 552163
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution-USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, ID, IL, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK ,OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, and WV.
  • Descripción del producto
    Vascular Solutions, Pronto¿ V4, Extraction Catheter, Sterilized using ethylene oxide, Rx Only. The following sizes/model numbers are affected: 5.5F( 4005), 6F(4006, 7F(4007, 8F(4008) are involved in the recall. || The Pronto catheter is indicated for the removal of fresh, soft emboli and thrombi from vessels in the coronary and peripheral vasculature.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Vascular Solutions, Inc., 6464 Sycamore Ct N, Maple Grove MN 55369-6032
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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