Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de TwinPass Dual Access 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 1
  • 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, percutaneous - Product Code DQY
  • Causa
    Vascular solutions is recalling twin-pass dual access catheters because there is a potential for excess manufacturing material to remain at the tip of the catheter or within the distal portion of the rapid exchange lumen.
  • Acción
    Vascular Solutions sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter via first class mail beginning 9/16/2016. The letter identified affected product, stated the issue, and instructed that product should not be used and to be returned to Vascular Solutions. A response form was requested to be returned. Questions can be directed to Customer service by e-mail at


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model 5210, Lot number: 577762
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and outside the US to include: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Vascular Solutions Twin-Pass RX Dual Access Catheter, model 5210. Sterilized with Ethylene Oxide. || The Twin-Pass dual access catheter is a dual lumen catheter designed for use in the coronary and/or peripheral vasculature. The Twin-Pass catheter (Models 5200 and 5230) consists of an over-the-wire (OTW) lumen that runs the length of the catheter and a rapid exchange (RX) delivery lumen on the distal segment. The Twin-Pass catheter has a working length of 135cm and is compatible with various guidewire diameters. || Model 5200 also has hydrophilic coating on the distal 18cm of the catheter. || The Twin-Pass catheter has white positioning marks located at 95cm (single mark) and 105cm (double marks) from the distal tip, respectively. The Twin-Pass catheter has a marker band located 1mm from the distal tip. Model 5200 contains a second marker band located 11mm from the distal tip to identify the distal end of the OTW lumen.
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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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