Posts Tagged 'catheter recall'

Penumbra Jet 7 Xtra Flex Stroke Catheter Recalled

penumbra recalls catheterMedical device manufacturer Penumbra has issued an urgent voluntary recall of the Jet 7 Reperfusion Catheter with Xtra Flex Technology over reports of significant patient injuries, including death. The Jet 7 Xtra Flex catheter and the Jet 7Max configurations are included in the recall action, but the Jet 7 Reperfusion Catheter with Standard Tip is not.

In a release that corresponded with Penumbra’s recall, the Food and Drug Administration ...

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Cook Catheters Receive Class I Recall

cook catheters receive Class I recallGlobal medical device manufacturer Cook Medical has issued a Class I recall of its Beacon Tip Angiographic Catheters. According to a recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) communication, the tips of the catheters may split or separate from the device, leading to serious injury or even death.

In addition to catheters, Cook is well known for its Celect and Gunther Tulip inferior vena cava (IVC) filters. These ...

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