Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de DePuy Synthes Impactor for PFNA Blade

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Johnson & Johnson Medical Pty Ltd t/a DePuy Synthes.

¿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
    Depuy synthes trauma has received product complaints for breakage in the pfna blade impactor, where the handle detached from the shaft of the instrument. it has been identified that a laser weld breakage, partial or complete, can occur in the pfna blade impactor where the handle detaches from the internal shaft of the instrument.In the event that the laser welding of the handle cracks, the handle may loosen or separate from the instrument. if the issue is detected during use, a marginal surgical delay may occur if the handle cracks, loosens, or separates. infection could potentially result if the handle is loosened from the shaft and allows body fluids (i.E. blood, bony debris) to enter the interior of the impactor’s handle.
  • Acción
    Customers are advised to immediately quarantine the product and return it to JJM. If they have any questions about alternative devices, they are advised to contact DePuy Synthes Trauma.