A Centurion Multi-Med Catheter recall has been initiated because the catheters have a potential for excess material to remain at the tip of the catheter, possibly leading to the material’s separation and entrance into the patient’s bloodstream. Affected patients and their families may be eligible to pursue compensation with the help of a defective medical device lawyer.
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Patients Asked to Identify and Stop Using Affected Catheters
Centurion Medical Products is recalling Centurion Convenience Kits containing Multi-Med Single Lumen Catheters because excess material could remain at the tip of the catheter from the manufacturing process. Should this occur, the excess material can separate from the catheter and enter the patient’s bloodstream, potentially leading to the development of blood clots, embolism of the excess material to vital organs, or death. A complete list of affected lot numbers can be found here.
Centurion Kit Codes include:
The Centurion Multi-Med Catheter is used to sample blood and administer drugs or fluids. According to the recall notice issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, approximately 1,000 kits were distributed in the U.S. between May 23, 2016 and October 18, 2016. Affected parties include health care providers using the devices and all patients undergoing procedures involving these catheters. In an Urgent Recall Notice sent on October 21, 2016, affected customers were asked to identify and stop using the recalled products and complete and return the response form attached to the recall notice.
How a Centurion Multi-Med Catheter Recall Lawyer Can Help
Medical device makers have a duty to provide safe products. If there are risks of harm associated with their devices, they also must provide adequate warnings. If a device maker fails to fulfill this duty, it could be held liable in lawsuits for injuries that may result.
People injured by a defective catheter may be eligible to recover money for:
- Medical Expenses
- Lost Wages
- Pain and Suffering
The families of those killed may be eligible to recover money for funeral expenses and the pain that comes with losing a loved one.
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