Fresenius Medical Care—Liberty Automated Peritoneal Dialysis System Line Cyclers: Manufacturer Warns of Risk of Increased Intraperitoneal Volume

April 25, 2012 | Risk Management News


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In an April 2, 2012, Urgent Product Information letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Fresenius Medical Care states that it is reminding healthcare providers and users of the below-listed systems of the risk of increased intraperitoneal volume (IIPV) or overfill because of inadequate drainage. This problem could result in various symptoms (as described in the letter) or serious injury or death. Fresenius Medical Care also issued an April 2012 Urgent Product Information letter for patients. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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