Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Cios Alpha (Portable fluoroscopic x-ray system)

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Siemens Healthcare 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
    Issues have been identified that may arise on the cios alpha unit:a) if the system language is set to english and the yyyymmdd date format is used, the patient’s date of birth received through the dicom worklist and query/retrieve will be displayed with month and day reversed for patients who have birthdays on days 1 through 12. birth dates for days 13 through 31 are displayed correctly. the issue only appears to happen for days 1 through 12.B) system crash may occur during dvd live recording if radiation is released while the dvd icon on the flc status bar is blinking. in this case error messages will be displayed and a system reset is necessary.C) sporadically the system will not be ready for radiation during reconnection of the trolley to the main unit. a system reboot is necessary.The issues may result in a delay in diagnosis or therapy while the system is rebooted.
  • Acción
    A modification of Cios Alpha is being developed by Siemens that will resolve the issues. The roll out is planned for end of 2016. In the interim, Siemens is providing users with work around instructions as follows: a) The user can prevent the issue by changing the date format to DDMMYYYY. This format will work properly for all dates. If this may not be practicable, the user should be aware that the day and month may get reversed. b) The user is advised not to release radiation as long as the DVD icon is blinking. c) Please do not disconnect and re-connect the trolley if the system is needed immediately. This action has been closed out on 14 June 2017.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Cios Alpha (Portable fluoroscopic x-ray system)Catalogue Number: 10308191ARTG Number: 102180
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