Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Laser photocoagulator Easyret software version 1.03

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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class I
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
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  • 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
    The manufacturer quantel medical has become aware of an issue with the micropulse mode of the easyret laser (qm-pabx0017, serial number 155) in software version 1.03. if the validation key of the intermediate window for treatment lens and spot size selection is pressed twice when selecting the micropulse mode, a software bug leading to the delivery of an erroneous level of energy corresponding to a 100% duty cycle when in treatment session will be created. this issue could cause photocoagulation of the retina in patients.
  • Acción
    Device Technologies Australia (DTA) is advising users to discontinue use of the MicroPulse mode on the device until the software update in version 1.04 has been completed by a DTA representative. This action has been closed-out on 15/03/2018.