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MedSun Newsletters

MedSun Newsletters

Current Newsletter: August 2016 (PDF - 951 KB)

Articles available within the current newsletter:
  • In Brief - Recalls and Safety Alerts
  • Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) Case for Quality Forum
  • MedSun Survey Final Report - Mobile Medical Carts
  • Highlighted Reports
  • Links to FDA/CDRH Databases and Other Information Sources

Recalls and Safety Alerts:

AVEA Ventilator by CareFusion: Class I Recall
CareFusion is recalling the AVEA Ventilator because of a faulty fuse on the ventilators’ alarm board, which may cause the ventilator to unexpectedly shut down...
Angiodynamics Soft Vu Omni Flush Angiographic Catheter by Stryker Sustainability Solutions (formerly Ascent Healthcare Solutions): Class I Recall
Device recall due to reports of separation of the tip of the catheter from the main body. Tip separation leads to loss of device function, possible surgical intervention to retrieve a separated segment, or other complications such as blocking blood flow to bodily organs...
INRatio and INRatio2 PT/INR Monitor System by Alere: Recall
Although Alere is confident that the software enhancements it developed and submitted to the FDA at the end of 2015 effectively address this issue, the FDA notified the company that it believes the company’s studies do not adequately demonstrate the effectiveness of the software modification and advised Alere to submit a proposed plan to voluntarily remove the INRatio device from the market...
HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD) Batteries by HeartWare Inc.: Class I Recall
HeartWare Inc. is recalling the batteries because they may lose power prematurely due to faulty cells. If the HVAD system is not connected to an additional power source shortly after the system sounds an alarm indicating a low battery level, the pump will stop working and the patient may experience serious adverse health consequences...

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