Merit Medical Systems, Inc. - FlexNeck Classic Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter (Pediatric) - Class 2 Recall

Flex-Neck Classic Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter (Pediatric) Product Usage: If the patient is a suitable candidate for peritoneal dialysis (PD) therapy, The Flex-Neck¿ PD Catheter can be implanted either surgically or peritoneoscopically. The only contraindication to implantation of the FlexNeck PD Catheter is if the patient is not a candidate for peritoneal dialysis. Numerous prior surgeries or suspected or documented intraperitoneal adhesions may be relative contraindications to PD. However, since the Y-TEC¿ System of peritoneoscopic implantation enable inspection of the peritoneum to confirm the presence of adhesions and to avoid them, all patients who are suitable for PD can receive this catheter.
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