Medtronic SynchroMed II Cl II

Company: Medtronic Neuromodulation
Date of Enforcement Report 12/28/2016
Class lI:

PRODUCT

Medtronic SynchroMed II Implantable Drug Infusion System. This system includes: Model 8870 Software Application Card, Model 8840 N’Vision Clinician Programmer, and Model 8637 SynchroMed II Implantable Drug Infusion Pump (supplied in 20 ml or 40 ml reservoir size.) Product Usage: The SynchroMed II Programmable Pump is indicated when patient therapy requires the chronic infusion of the following drugs or fluids: Chronic intraspinal (epidural and intrathecal) infusion of preservative-free morphine sulfate sterile solution in the treatment of chronic intractable pain, Chronic intrathecal infusion of preservative-free ziconotide sterile solution for the management of severe chronic pain, Chronic intrathecal infusion of Lioresal Intrathecal (baclofen Injection ) in the management of serve spasticity, Chronic Intravascular Infusion of Floxuridine (FUDR) or methotrexate for the treatment of primary or metastatic cancer
Recall Number Z-0788-2017

REASON
Medtronic is following up to a May 2013 communication regarding the Priming Bolus function for the SynchroMed Infusion System. Medtronic is updating the Model 8870 software application card (to version AAU01) and the SynchroMed pump labeling to address the priming bolus issue.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Medtronic Neuromodulation, Minneapolis, MN on 10/3/2016 Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
22,298 software cards

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide

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