FDA report “The Medline Industries ACME Monaco Guidewire .035×150 3MMJ TCFC item number 88241 is designed to fit inside a percutaneous catheter for the purpose of directing the catheter through a blood vessel. This guidewire is used in various surgical convenience kits assembled and marketed by Medline Industries, Inc. Various convenience kits containing the guidewire have a potential for the coating to flake off of the wire. Use of this recalled product may result in serious adverse health consequences.”
Other intravenous and vascular access resources that may be of interest (External links – IVTEAM has no responsibility for content).
- Guide for intravenous chemotherapy and associated vascular access devices from Macmillan.
- CancerUK IV chemotherapy information.