Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de 550 TxT Treatment Table used with PRIMUS, ONCOR and ARTISTE Digital Linear Accelerators (LINAC)

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Siemens Ltd.

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class I
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  • Notas / Alertas
    Australian data is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration, except for the categories Manufacturer Parent Company and Product Classification.
    The Parent Company and the Product Classification were added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records. The device classification information comes from FDA’s Product Classification by Review Panel, based on matches of recall data from the U.S. and Australia.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
  • Causa
    The following safety issues have been identified with the 550 txt treatment table :1. in very rare instances, the actual table position may significantly deviate from the position at the table side control and the linac control console, but no interlock occurs.2. in sporadic cases the following issue for the table axis lateral, longitudinal and isocentric rotation occurs: after a manual table movement with released brake an immediate automatic movement for the same table axis is not possible.
  • Acción
    Siemens has developed a new version of the 550 TxT Treatment Table software. In addition to the software update, Siemens is providing 550 TxT Treatment Table Addendum for the IFU that describes new table error codes. The software update will prevent the failure mode by the following actions: 1. A plausibility check was introduced for comparing the two independent encoder systems of each table axis. 2. The time between two encoder comparisons was reduced to 50ms and an error code was introduced.


  • Modelo / Serial
    550 TxT Treatment Table used with PRIMUS, ONCOR and ARTISTE Digital Linear Accelerators (LINAC)Lot Number: 7346534ARTG Number: 165502
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