Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Discovery MR750w

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 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 small area on the bore surface, which is normally accessible to the patient, can get warm enough to cause a serious burn in the event the patient touches the bore and proper padding is not used. to date, no injury has been reported to ge as a result of this issue.
  • Acción
    GE is advising they will be in contact with users to arrnage for impacted products to be corrected. In the interim, users may continue to use the system by following the existing Operator Manual Safety Information for proper patient padding and observation during scanning. If a brown discolouration is seen on the inner surface of the patient bore, or if a burning smell is noticed, please contact the local GE Service Representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Discovery MR750w ARTG Number: 223115(GE Healthcare Australia Pty Ltd - MRI system, full-body, superconducting magnet)
  • Manufacturer