Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de MobileDiagnost wDR (Mobile x-ray imaging 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 Philips Electronics Australia 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
    The mobilediagnost wdr executes an unintended exposure under the following specific error conditions:- the hand switch is erroneously stuck in pressed position, while the system is switched off, - the system is powered up with the hand switch in that erroneous condition, - the user logs in, selects a patient for examination, gets a green ready light in, - the examination context, if the tube arm is then moved out of the zero position, the system is doing an exposure.The hazard associated to this defect is one single unintended exposure with the parameters configured previously by the user in the last examination. no continuous radiation is emitted in any case.
  • Acción
    Philips plans to update the software Philips Service Engineer will contact customers as soon as the Field Action Kit is ready to be implemented. The system can be used according to the Instruction for Use without restrictions. This action has been closed-out on 10/02/2016.



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