Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Philips Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity CT/Core/Core128 with software version 4.1.3, 4.1.4 and 4.1.5

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
    Philips healthcare became aware of certain issues with the affected products through testing and customer feedback. the identified issues include;- imr cardiac - irregular appearance of contrast in vessels; -missing image annotation’s in cct;- halo artefacts;- unable to match z locations on prescan and 4d ct scan;- incorrect z annotation on plan box for coronal/sagittal surviews;- unintended change of acquisition timing on scan ruler;- bolus tracker does not trigger as expected; - system unresponsive when paused;- system becomes unresponsive during timed scan;- unplanned results during multi-phase pulmo series, may cause a system crash;- communication errors between host computer & gantry; and - pin wheel artefact using 0.67mm slice width.
  • Acción
    Philips is providing work around instructions for users to follow as an interim measure. A software upgrade will be implemented as a permanent correction. This action has been closed-out on 24/05/2017.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Philips Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity CT/Core/Core128 with software version 4.1.3, 4.1.4 and 4.1.5ARTG Number: 98868
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