Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de CARESCAPE R860 ventilators with software version 10SP05

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por GE Healthcare 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
    There is a potential for the display processor to experience an unexpected failure. if this failure occurs, the device screen will temporarily go blank and will then display an error code “ec01 xx”. the blank display results in loss of monitored data being displayed to the user. there have been no injuries reported as a result of this issue.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare is advising users that the system can continue to be used. In the event this issue occurs, an audible alarm will sound. Mechanical ventilation will continue at previous settings. A device restart is required to clear the alarm condition. Consider using appropriate alternative means of ventilation such as a self-inflating bag or another ventilator to prevent patient injury while restarting the device. GE Healthcare will be implementing a software upgrade as a permanent correction.