Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de MEVATRON, PRIMUS, ONCOR and ARTISTE Digital Linear Accelerators

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Siemens 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
    It has come to the attention of siemens that one of their customers used film mode for image acquisition although it was not correctly calibrated, resulting in an overdose to several patients. film mode is a separate beam (dose set 8) and needs to be calibrated and verified prior to being used.
  • Acción
    Siemens is providing additional calibration procedures and asking customers to make sure it is implemented. The physicist responsible for the system has to verify necessary system dosimetry for all beams used for patient treatment and imaging, in particular following a service intervention. Additionally, the necessary departmental QA procedures need to be followed. Siemens will also distribute information provided in the customer letter as an addendum to the user documentation.


  • Modelo / Serial
    MEVATRON, PRIMUS, ONCOR and ARTISTE Digital Linear Accelerators ARTG number: 165502
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  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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