Verathon, Inc. Recalls GlideScope Core One TouchSmart Cable (“OneTouch cable”), Due to partial or complete loss of image during use
The GlideScope Core Video Laryngoscopy System is intended to provide a clear view of the airway and vocal cords for medical procedures. The Core OneTouch Smart Cable is a part of the system and is used to connect the GlideScope Spectrum Single-use video laryngoscopes and GlideScope Video Baton 2.0 (Large) to the Core 10 and Core 15 video monitors.
Reason for Recall: Verathon Inc. is recalling the GlideScope Core One™ TouchSmart Cable because of the potential for temporary or complete loss of image when used with Core 10 and Core 15 video monitors. If there is an interruption in the video signal during use, this may cause the patient to experience serious adverse health consequences, including hypoxia and death.
Verathon Inc. has received 74 complaints in total about these devices, and the FDA has received 9 Medical Device Reports (MDR). There were no injuries or deaths reported as a result of any of the complaints.
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