Edwards—​Swan Ganz Catheters: May Be Unable to Be Calibrated

March 25, 2015 | Strategic Insights for Health System


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In a March 6, 2015, Urgent Recall letter submitted by ECRI Institute member hospitals, Edwards states that users may be unable to calibrate the catheters below, resulting in non-functional catheters and preventing monitoring of patient saturation of venous oxygen (SvO2). The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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