Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Medtronic Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer

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 Medtronic Perfusion Systems.

¿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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 1
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • 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
    Instruments, surgical, cardiovascular - Product Code DWS
  • Causa
    Medtronic has received reports regarding the octopus nuvo tissue stabilizer stating that during use, the collet (a component of the device that stabilizes the head link) fractured, thereby causing immediate separation of the head link from the shaft of the device. the resulting potential hazards are that fragments of the collet could fall into the patient's chest cavity and/or damage the heart ti.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent an "Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice" dated September 14, 2010, to Risk Managers at each affected account. The letter described the issue, identified affected lot numbers, asked for immediate discontinued use of the device, quarantine all unused devices and to return unused devices to Medtronic CardioVascular, 7611 Northland Drive, Brooklyn Park, MN 55428 and requested a recall certificate be faxed back to Medtronic indicated acknowledgement of the Recall Notice and quantity to be returned. If you need additional information, please contact Medtronic Cardiovascular Lifeline Technical Services at 877-526-7890, or your local Medtronic sales representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot #: 201002P030, 2010030795, 2010032195, 2010032196, 2010032690, 2010033377, 2010040102, 2010040103, 2010040673, 2010041001, 2010041500, 2010061786, 2010062722, 2010071111, 2010081105, 2010081987.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    within the US to: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MI, MN, MS, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and Washington D.C. OUS to include: Belgium, Canada, Germany, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer, model TSMICS1. The Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer is a disposable tissue stabilization system consisting of a rigid shaft, detachable tissue stabilizer headlink and a flexible articulating arm. The device is assembled within the thoracic cavity. Sterilized using ethylene oxide, non pyrogenic, disposable, single use only. || The product is intended to stabilize and minimize the motion of selected areas of the beating heart during minimally invasive cardiac surgery procedures under direct visualization through a thoracotomy.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Perfusion Systems, 7611 Northland Dr N, Brooklyn Park MN 55428-1088
  • 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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