Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Birmingham Hip Modular Head (BHMH) - Monoblock version

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Smith & Nephew Surgical 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
    A performance review has been conducted of the monoblock birmingham hip modular head (bhmh). based on the analysis of this information, smith & nephew considers that patients implanted with the monoblock bhmh device may be at greater risk of revision surgery.
  • Acción
    The sponsor is recommending that physicians maintain their routine follow-up protocol for patients who have undergone THA. Patients who experience symptoms including pain, swelling, enlarged bursae, pseudotumors, tissue masses, fluid collections, or local build-up of excessive metal particles or metal hypersensitivity, may require revision surgery, with attendant risks and the potential for impaired function. The need for any additional follow-up, including the necessity for diagnostic imaging and blood tests, should be determined on a case-by-case basis following a detailed assessment of the patients’ clinical circumstances.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Birmingham Hip Modular Head (BHMH) - Monoblock versionModel Numbers: 74121238, 74121242, 74121246, 74121250, 74121254, 74121258, 74121338, 74121342, 74121346, 74121350, 74121354, 74121358, 74121438, 74121442, 74121446, 74121450, 74121454, 74121458, 74121538, 74121542, 74121546, 74121550, 74121554 and 74121558All batches affectedThe device has not been available in Australia since 2012.
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