Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Accu-Chek Spirit Combo Insulin Pumps

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

¿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.

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  • Tipo de evento
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class I
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
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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
    Roche diabetes care has become aware that in a limited number of cases, patients using the accu-chek spirit combo insulin pump may experience a loss of the date and time settings. investigations undertaken by roche revealed that this issue may occur if the pump capacitor fails to function properly due to a leakage. the capacitor provides the necessary voltage to save time and date settings during power interruption, typically during a battery change.
  • Acción
    Roche is advising end users and healthcare professionals of the potential issue. End users are advised to ensure that the time and date are set correctly after a battery change. Users who experience any failures are requested contact the Accu-Chek Customer Care Line to arrange for a replacement pump. For more details, please see This action has been closed-out on 18/08/2016.