“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.
Protege EverFlex Self-Expanding Peripheral Stent System containing all size variants of 5mm diameter stent in both 80cm and 120cm delivery catheters. Protege EverFlex Self-Expanding Peripheral Stent System containing all size variants of 200mm length stent in 6, 7, 8mm diameter stent in 120cm delivery catheters. (Vascular prosthetic stent)Multiple Product Codes
Onyx Liquid Embolic System (LES), (Used for embolization of intracranial aneurysms and lesions in the peripheral and neurovasculature).Model number(s):105-7000-060/65/80; 105-7200-060/80; 105-8300-500 All Lot numbers affectedARTG Number: 151837