Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Proteus XR/a X-ray imaging systems manufactured with wall stand model number 2260354.

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por GE Healthcare Australia Pty 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 I
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
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  • 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
    Ge healthcare has recently become aware of a potential safety issue involving the breakage of the steel cable which support the bucky device in certain wall stands of proteus xr/a x-ray imaging systems. a fall of a bucky while the system is in use could result in an injury to a patient or operator. there were no injuries reported as a result of this issue.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare will inspect, and repair as necessary, all affected systems. A GE Healthcare service representative will contact customers to arrange for this correction. Additionally, the Service Procedure which defines the service interval for periodic cable maintenance and replacement is being updated to require a cable replacement every 15 years, and specify annual inspections of the counterweight guide rail bolt paint marking to confirm tightness of the bolt. This is to ensure the ongoing safe operation of this device. This action has been closed-out on 16/02/2016.