Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de AcrySof CACHET PHAKIC Lens

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Alcon Laboratories Australia Pty 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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class I
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • 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
    Alcon are discontinuing the cachet phakic lens based on data analysis from an ongoing 10-year study to evaluate the safety of the cachet phakic lens in patients with myopia (near-sightedness) from -6.0 to -16.5 d vision correction. the clinical data analysis indicates an increase in the number of cases of endothelial cell loss (ecl). in the clinical study, patients’ endothelial cell density (ecd) levels are monitored at 6 month intervals, as recommended by the current cachet phakic lens directions for use (dfu). to date, only 2.7% of the 1,323 cachet phakic lenses implanted in the clinical study were explanted due to ecl.
  • Acción
    If you have inventory of the CACHET Phakic Lens, these lenses can be returned to Alcon for reimbursement. Patients with the CACHET Phakic Lenses already implanted, Alcon is recommending opthamologists adhere to the monitoring requirements described in the current DFU. Adherence to these requirements will help to timely identify significant ECL and determine the appropriate treatment plan. For more details, please see .