Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Medtronic Clip Gun Scalp Clip 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 Medtronic Australasia 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 I
  • 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
    Medtronic neurosurgery is initiating a recall of all affected model numbers and lot numbers of the clip gun scalp clip system.Testing performed by medtronic showed that the outer sterile pouch of the product did not meet standards for package integrity. specifically, the testing demonstrated that the outer pouch could be compromised and possibly go undetected by the user which could potentially lead to patient infections.
  • Acción
    Medtronic are advising hospitals to cease use of affected product. Medtronic will arrange for retrieval of affected items.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Medtronic Clip Gun Scalp Clip SystemGUN CG8900 RANEY CLIP KIT 1PKModel Number: CG8900 Item Number: 00643169109100Manufacture date: 26/05/2015 - 26/09/2017KIT CG8091 CLIP GUN 10 PKModel Number: CG8901Item Number: 20643169109111Manufacture date: 26/05/2015 - 02/06/2017ARTG Number: 98997
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  • Manufacturer


  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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