Recalls for Ventricular Assist Device

Thoratec Issues Voluntary Device Correction
09/15/2015 Food Recall

Thoratec Corporation (NASDAQ: THOR) today issued a voluntary Urgent Medical Device Correction Letter to all hospitals who have patients supported with the HeartMate II LVAS reminding them to monitor the expiration date of the backup battery contained within the HeartMate II “Pocket” System Controller, as specified in the product Instructions for Use. This backup battery has a 36 month expiration date.

  • Company:
    Thoratec Corporation
  • Problem
    Reminder To Hospitals To Check Backup Battery Expiration