Edwards—EMBOL-X Glide Protection System Cannulae: Tip May Be Deformed

September 25, 2013 | Risk Management News

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In a September 16, 2013, Urgent Field Safety Notice letter submitted by ECRI Institute member hospitals, Edwards states that the tip of the cannulae below may be deformed, potentially putting the patient at risk. Edwards also states that it has received reports of this problem occurring; however, it has received no reports of patient injury associated with this problem. The manufacturer has not confirmed the...

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