​Zimmer Biomet—Orthopedic Salvage System Modular Arthrodesis Nail 0° Collar Assemblies with Locking Bolts: Locking Collar Screws May Have Dry Blast Irregularity

April 25, 2018 | Risk Management News

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In an April 3, 2018, Urgent Medical Device Recall letter submitted by an ECRI Institute member hospital, Zimmer Biomet states that the locking collar screws packaged with the locking collar of the above systems may have a dry blast irregularity, potentially leading to surgical delay greater than 30 minutes, pain caused by implant fracture, or loosening or screw backing out, necessitating surgical intervention. Zimmer Biomet also states that this problem can be...

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