Codman—NEUROPATH Guiding Catheters: Packaging May Be Insufficient, Potentially Compromising Product Sterility

January 23, 2013 | Strategic Insights for Health System


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​In a January 11, 2013, Urgent Voluntary Product Recall Notification letter submitted by ECRI Institute member hospitals, Codman states that the packaging containing the guiding catheters below may be insufficient to withstand certain transportation methods, potentially resulting in damage to the sterile package and compromising product sterility. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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