Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Philips HeartStart XL+ Defibrillator/Monitor

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 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
    The following xl+ software and hardware issues have been identified:software:the xl+ may fail to complete the power on sequence and continuously reboot. the xl+ may either fail to power up or may shut down unexpectedly. the xl+ may have a software version that did not reset a fail-safe monitoring component which could delay of therapy or pacing interruption. the xl+ may fail to generate verbal prompts in aed mode. hardware:the xl+ may have been manufactured with a speaker that may fail. the battery may not seat properly causing the xl+ to shut down unexpectedly or remain powered on and not acknowledge or charge the battery. the xl+ exceeds the allowable radiated emissions level for class b cispr11. the xl+ ecg signal from leads could be lost and unrecoverable. the xl+ spo2 signal may lose communication and cause the device to reboot. the xl+ battery detection system may be disrupted and cause a false low battery alarm.
  • Acción
    A Philips Healthcare representative will contact customers with affected devices to arrange for installation of the software and hardware upgrades. In the interim, users can continue to use XL+ prior to receiving the software and hardware upgrades; however they should identify a readily available backup defibrillator to use in the event the affected HeartStart XL+ exhibits any of these issues.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Philips HeartStart XL+ Defibrillator/Monitor Units Affected: XL+ units with a serial number within the following ranges:USO1100100 to USD1101095US11201096 to USD1203968US11303969 to USD1309471US11409472 to US61414022ARTG Number: 95661
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  • Manufacturer


  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source