Company: Medtronic Navigation, Inc.
Date of Enforcement Report: 6/10/2020
Medtronic Nexframe Stereotactic System and StealthStation Cranial software version 3.0 or newer with StealthStation DBS License or StealthStation S8 Software with Stealth DBS License and O-arm Imaging System utilizing the auto-registration (fiducial- less) workflow used in combination during a DBS (deep brain stimulation) procedure. Neurological stereotaxic Instrument.
Recall Number: Z-1995-2020
Entry point and lead placement inaccuracies during deep brain stimulation lead implantation procedures may occur when using a specific combination of the firm’s Steriotactic System and auto-registration feature with a specific imaging system (also known as a fiducial-less procedure). Minor patient movement may not be initially detected by the user or the software during the auto-registration scan process potentially resulting in inaccuracies and risks for the patient including: inaccurate lead placement, delay of surgery, aborted surgery, or additional intervention (including revision of the lead placement and subsequent imaging).
Medtronic Navigation, Inc. on 8/9/2019. Voluntary: Firm Initiated recall is ongoing.
VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
61 customers purchased the specified combination of equipment which may lead to this error.
US Nationwide and International