Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Philips Intera 0.5T/1.0T/ 1.5T, Achieva 1.5T, Multiva 1.5T and Ingenia CX 1.5T

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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class I
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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
    In rare cases, helium gas may escape into the examination room when superconductivity is lost (also known as quenching of the magnet) and at the same time the designed helium ventilation path is impeded. philips has become aware of one instance where this happened in a philips system. investigation found the metal burst disk assembly in the vent path did not perform according to specifications.
  • Acción
    As an interim measure Philips is referring users to follow the relevant sections of the current IFU in the event helium gas escapes into the examination room during a magnet quench; and As a long term correction Philips will schedule an inspection of all MRI systems that may be affected by this issue and where applicable the spare 3” metal burst disk will be replaced during this inspection. Philips advises that planning will be carefully coordinated and where possible this correction will be done during off hours to reduce any disturbance to customers.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Philips Intera 0.5T/1.0T/ 1.5T, Achieva 1.5T, Multiva 1.5T and Ingenia CX 1.5TARTG Number: 230064(Philips Electronics Australia - MRI system, full-body, superconducting magnet)
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