Currently it is unknown whether or not the device may have caused or contributed to the event as no product has been returned. The device will be returned for analysis and further information will follow once the analysis has been completed. No conclusion can be drawn at this time. The insulin pump involved in this event is the 640g insulin infusion pump, which is not marketed in the united states. However, the device is similar to the paradigm real-time insulin infusion pump, which is marketed in the united states.
Patient Sequence No: 1, Text Type: N, H10
Information received by medtronic indicated that the insulin pump had hardware low level failure alarm. The customer reported that hardware low level failure alarm occurred many times even though the self-test was performed. No harm requiring medical intervention was reported. The insulin pump will be returned for analysis.
Patient Sequence No: 1, Text Type: D, B5