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Urgent Medical Device Recall: HeartMate Mobile Power Unit with HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System – 2 December 2019

On December 2, 2019, Abbott provided an Urgent Medical Device Recall notice to customers regarding inference of static electricity with the HeartMate Mobile Power Unit™ when used with HeartMate 3™ Left Ventricular Assist System.

Urgent Medical Device Recall: HeartMate 3 Outflow Graft Leak (C-Ring) – 30 March 2019

On March 30, 2019, Abbott provided an Urgent Medical Device Recall notice to customers communicating reports of the HeartMate 3 Outflow Graft leaking at its pump connection during implantation because the Screw Ring either disconnected or did not tighten completely.

Urgent Medical Device Recall: HeartMate 3 Coring Tool With Black Particle from Blade Cover – 7 March 2019

On March 7, 2019, Abbott provided an Urgent Medical Device Recall notice to customers communicating that a physician observed a small black plastic particle in the left ventricle during the implant procedure after using the HeartMate 3 Coring Tool. Investigation into this issue has confirmed that the particle came from the Coring Tool’s plastic blade cover.

Important Medical Device Advisory: HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System Outflow Graft Twist Occlusion – 17 October 2018

On October 17, 2018, Abbott provided an update to physicians on the previously communicated Class I Recall associated with the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System. Abbott has received FDA approval for the Outflow Graft Clip, designed to prevent any rotation of the outflow graft, thus addressing the safety concern reported in the May 2018 notice. 

HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System Outflow Graft Twist External FAQ – 24 May 2018

On May 22, 2018, FDA classified this medical device advisory as a Class I Recall. Abbott provided a Frequently Asked Questions document for physician use as needed, to cover the most common questions relating to the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System recall.

Updated Important Medical Device Advisory: HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System Outflow Graft Twist Occlusion – 21 May 2018

On May 21, 2018, Abbott provided an update to the Important Medical Device Advisory to physicians regarding the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System in which certain patients whose devices experience outflow graft occlusions will experience a persistent low flow alarm.

Important Medical Device Advisory: HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System Outflow Graft Twist Occlusion – 05 April 2018

On April 5, 2018, Abbott provided an Important Medical Device Advisory to physicians regarding the HeartMate 3 Left Ventricular Assist System in which certain patients whose devices experience outflow graft occlusions will experience a persistent low flow alarm.

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