Device Recall Nexdrive Micropositioning Drive

  • Model / Serial
    Lot numbers: 082605614, 082601414, 082602014, 082634313, 082630913, 082629713, 082629613, 082626913, 082623113, 082621413, and 082618213.   EXPANDED 10/02/2014 Lot Numbers: 082616214, 082616314, 082618314, and 082618414.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution - USA including CA, CO, FL, IL, KS, KY, LA, MN, MT, NC, NE, OR, TX, VA, and UT, and Internationally to Canada, Spain, and United Kingdom.
  • Product Description
    Medtronic Nexdrive Micropositioning Drive. Models Ml-1000 and Ml-2000. || For use in conjunction with the Medtronic Nexframe Stereotactic System for the precise positioning of microelectrodes and implantable leads. A stereotactic guidance system used in conjunction with Medtronic StealthStation Navigation Systems-image-guided surgery (IGS) systems-for Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) procedures.
  • Manufacturer
  • 1 Event


  • Manufacturer Address
    Medtronic Neuromodulation, 7000 Central Ave Ne, Minneapolis MN 55432-3568
  • Manufacturer Parent Company (2017)
  • Manufacturer comment
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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