AngioDynamics—Morpheus Smart CT PICC Kits: Power-Injectable PICC Catheters May Exhibit Higher-Than-Anticipated Rate of Extension Tube Fracture or Leakage

March 18, 2015 | Risk Management News

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In a March 6, 2015, Urgent Voluntary Medical Device Recall letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, AngioDynamics states that the power-injectable PICCs contained in the kits below may exhibit a higher-than-anticipated rate of extension tube fracture or leakage, potentially necessitating replacement of the catheter. AngioDynamics also states that it has received no reports of patient injuries as a result of this problem. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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