Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de AFFINITY NT Cardiotomy Venous Reservoirs stand-alone uncoated and coated models.

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Medtronic Australasia 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 II
  • 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
    During internal testing, medtronic identified the potential for a sterile barrier breach in the pouch of all lot numbers of the above listed products. other packaging configurations, such as integrated affinity nt hollow fiber oxygenator/cardiotomy venous reservoirs and perfusion tubing packs with affinity nt cardiotomy venous reservoirs are not affected by this issue. no other medtronic products are affected by this issue.
  • Acción
    Medtronic is advising users to quarantine all unused, non-expired, affected product for return to Medtronic.


  • Modelo / Serial
    AFFINITY NT Cardiotomy Venous Reservoirs stand-alone uncoated and coated models.AFFINITY NT Cardiotomy Venous Reservoir stand-alone uncoatedCode 540, Model 61399409462All UnexpiredAFFINITY NT Cardiotomy Venous Reservoir stand-alone Trillium coated,Code 540T, Model 95249All UnexpiredARTG: Number: 132278 (Medtronic Australasia Pty Ltd - Reservoir, blood, cardiopulmonary bypass)
  • Manufacturer


  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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