Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de MultiDiagnost Eleva Flat Detector (FD) System(Diagnostic fluoroscopic digital X-ray 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.

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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class II
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  • 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
    Philips healthcare has discovered through customer complaints and internal testing an intermittent electronic product defect. in the md eleva system, software license keys are used to enable particular functionality. in software release r6.1.1sp2 and r6.1.2 intermittently part of the software keys are not loaded: - the license key for spectral filter- the license key for full table tilt range.
  • Acción
    Philips Healthcare is recommending a system restart that may solve both issues when the software keys are not loaded. Philips Healthcare is providing the following instructions to identify the defects: If the license key for spectral filter is not loaded: once an EPX with half-dose is selected the incomplete dose reduction can be noticed via the actual skin dose (rate) displayed on the image monitor and the actual filter selection is displayed on the examination monitor. If the license key for full table tilt range is not loaded: The tilt movement stops at -20 degrees. This can be observed while preparing the room. Philips Healthcare released a software update and organising Philips field service engineers to install Software release R6.1.3 which addresses the non-loading of the Software license keys. This action has been closed-out on 08/08/2016.


  • Modelo / Serial
    MultiDiagnost Eleva Flat Detector (FD) System(Diagnostic fluoroscopic digital X-ray system)Product Code: 708037ARTG Number: 98560
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