• Teleflex Incorporated Announces Worldwide Recall of Arrow-Trerotola™ Over-The-Wire PTD® Kit Percutaneous Thrombolytic Device: 7FR

    WAYNE, Pa., Nov. 26, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX), a leading global provider of medical technologies for critical care and surgery, has announced a worldwide recall of Arrow-Trerotola™ Over-The-Wire PTD® Kit Percutaneous Thrombolytic Device: 7FR. The Arrow-Trerotola Percutaneous Thrombolytic Device (PTD) Catheter, in conjunction with the Arrow Rotator Drive Unit, permits mechanical declotting of native arterio-venous (AV) fistulae and synthetic dialysis grafts.

    The products involved in the recall are as follows. Additional detail about how to identify the affected products is available in the recall letter.

    Teleflex initiated this voluntary Field Safety Corrective Action on September 20, 2021 due to reports received indicating that the PTD’s Inner lumen (orange) detached from the device’s basket. Arrow-Trerotola™ Over-The-Wire PTD® Kit Percutaneous Thrombolytic Device: 7FR manufactured from October 2019 through July 2021 are subject to the recall.

    Read the full text of the recall announcement here.

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