Field Safety Notices about LiquiBand® FIX8

According to Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), this field safety notices involved a device in Slovenia that was produced by Advanced Medical Solutions (Plymouth) Ltd.

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Field safety notices are communications sent out by medical device manufacturers or their representatives in relation to actions that they may be taking in relation to their product that is on the market. These are mainly for health workers, but also for users. They can include recalls and alerts.

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  • Type of Event
    Field Safety Notice
  • Date
  • Event Country
  • Event Source
  • Notes / Alerts
    Data from Slovenia is current through February 2019. All of the data comes from the Agency for Medicinal Products and Medical Devices of the Republic of Slovenia (via FOI), except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Slovenia.
  • Extra notes in the data
  • Reason
    Following further clinical evaluation by advanced medical solutions (ams), with effect from may 2015 the indications for use of the liquiband® f|x8"”i device (product) were extended from ”laparoscopic surgical repair of inguinal hernia, achieved through the fixation of polypropylene or polypropylene / polyester combination hernia mesh to the abdominal wall” to "laparoscopic repair of abdominal hernias, achieved through the fixation of prosthetic mesh to the abdominal wall and the approximation of peritoneum” (extended claims). during a recent routine technical file audit by our notified body (bsi), they confirmed that more data was required to support these extended .