Recalls MitraClip Delivery System (Maybe old News)

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Recalls MitraClip Delivery System (Maybe old News)

Post by David882 » March 26th, 2016, 6:12 pm

I did search but did not find a thread for this topic. Prior to install, inquire if your install device is covered by the recall.

Abbott Vascular has received reports of cases where the Clip Delivery System could not be detached from the Clip due to a malfunction of the device. These cases resulted in open heart surgery to retrieve the delivery system. Abbott Vascular is therefore recalling the MitraClip Delivery System to provide updated instructions and training for health care providers who use the device.

This is understood to have been last updated 15 Mar 16.

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http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safet ... ovdelivery
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David

11 Sept 2012 / Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation
At about 2AM I started storming at home, and in the ambulance, and in the ER.
Sometimes I restated and sometimes I had to be defibrillated.
A number of times I went into arrest and stopped breathing.
External defibrillation count exceeded 18 and at some point the team induced a coma.
24 hours later I was revived and have never had another event.
13 Sept 2012 / Medtronic ICD was implanted.
My diagnosis is still idiopathic.

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Re: Recalls MitraClip Devlivery System (Maybe old News)

Post by freckles1880 » March 26th, 2016, 7:30 pm

Thanks David. I moved the topic to the "In The News" section of the site as it is very important for those with the device.
Bob

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Major heart attack, carcinogenic shock and quad bypass 10-13-08 post myocardial infarction, old inferior MI complicated by shock and CHF, combined, Atherosclerosis, abdominal aortic Aneurysm, Seroma 7 cm, left leg. Stent in the left main vein 10-7-2014

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