FDA Announces Class I Recall of Heartware Ventricular Assist System: AttorneyOne Monitor and Keep Consumers Informed

May 3, 2014

On April 29, the FDA announced the recall (class I) of Heartware Ventricular Assist System as the locking mechanism of pump driveline connector may fail to engage. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers.

San Diego, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2014

AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updates the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on safety alerts for medical devices.

The FDA announced on April 23, that Heartware Ventricular Assist System is recalled (Class I) because the locking mechanism of pump driveline connector may fail to engage due to a faulty manufacturing assembly process. The HeartWare Ventricular Assist System or HeartWare Ventricular Assist Device (HVAD), by HeartWare Inc., is used as a bridge to cardiac transplantation in patients who are at risk of death from advanced heart failure.

In case this failure occurs, the pump could stop leading to serious, life-threatening, adverse health consequences. The affected product serial numbers are HW001 to HW 11270 and HW20001 to HW 20296.

Taking into consideration the latest developments, AttorneyOne.com monitor daily and update the website providing accurate information on all relevant FDA safety alerts. Sean Burke, director of Media Relations at AttorneyOne.com, adds, “We are determined to keep an eye on FDA announcements concerning medical devices and inform the public. For that reason," he continues, "our focus should squarely fall on investigating these safety alerts and getting the word out.”

As the FDA recommends, “Health professionals should promptly arrange a follow up visit with patients having the affected HVAD to inspect the driveline connector.”

AttorneyOne.com has further information on medical devices at the website including latest major drug and medical products law news.

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