Recall of Device Recall SwanGanz CCO/Sv02/CEDV/VIP Thermodilution Catheters

According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, this recall involved a device in United States that was produced by Edwards Lifesciences, LLC.

What is this?

A correction or removal action taken by a manufacturer to address a problem with a medical device. Recalls occur when a medical device is defective, when it could be a risk to health, or when it is both defective and a risk to health.

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  • Type of Event
  • Event ID
  • Event Risk Class
    Class 2
  • Event Number
  • Event Initiated Date
  • Event Date Posted
  • Event Status
  • Event Country
  • Event Terminated Date
  • Event Source
  • Event Source URL
  • Notes / Alerts
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Extra notes in the data
    Catheter, flow directed - Product Code DYG
  • Reason
    The product failed to meet the internal established statistical test requirement for heparin activity.
  • Action
    On 05/05/2015 Edwards sent their consignees a letter including the following instructions: Once you have verified your inventory, please complete the attached acknowledgement form (even if you have no inventory) and fax it to Edwards Customer Service at 1-800-422-9329 within three days of receipt of this notification. This is to confirm that you have reviewed this notice and have taken appropriate action. Please call Edwards Customer Service at 1-800-424-3278 to arrange for return of any unused product from the identified lot and obtain information about replacement product. Please call for an RGA prior to returning any unused product and return unused product to the following address: Edwards Lifesciences Return Goods/RGA # XXXXXX 1212 Alton Pkwy., Irvine, CA 92606-4838


  • Model / Serial
    lot number 59860969.
  • Product Classification
  • Device Class
  • Implanted device?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide distribution US nationwide, Canada and Europe (IC, BE, IT, GB, FR, DK, CZ, DE, AT, ES, IE, NO, PL)
  • Product Description
    Swan-Ganz CCO/Sv02/CEDV/VIP Thermodilution Catheters model number 744HF75. Flow-directed pulmonary artery catheters for monitoring cardiac output, mixed venous oxygen saturation, and end diastolic volume when used with the Vigilance Monitor.
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