Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Intuitive Harmonic ACE Instruments (used with the da Vinci Standard, S, and Si Surgical Systems)

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Device Technologies 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
    Intuitive surgical has found that the harmonic ace ifu contains incorrect instructions in regard to the proper use of the instrument release kit (irk) (or “emergency grip release allen wrench”). the harmonic ace ifu instructs the user to turn the irk counter-clockwise. the correct instruction is to turn the irk clockwise.
  • Acción
    Users are asked to discard the current Harmonic Ace IFUs (IFU Part number: 550635-01, 550635-02 550635-03, 550635-04) that they may have. Users are asked to refer to either the Instruments and Accessories User Manual, the Quick Reference Guide that is physically attached to the system, and the metal instruction card that is attached to the IRK provide step-by-step instructions on how to properly perform the emergency grip release.Please also note that the Instruments and Accessories User Manual contain other warnings not listed in the IFU or have information listed in more detail. This action has been closed-out on 15/07/2016.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Intuitive Harmonic ACE Instruments (used with the da Vinci Standard, S, and Si Surgical Systems)5mm Harmonic ACE instrumentsProduct Codes: INS-400274, INS-4002758mm Harmonic ACE instrumentsProduct Codes: INS-420274, INS-420275Harmonic ACE Curved Shears Disposable InsertProduct Code: INS-400272ARTG number: 132451
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