Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Revolution CT (diagnostic 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 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 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
    Ge healthcare has become aware of a potential safety issue in the revolution ct patient table that can result in unintended motion in cases involving large patients. the revolution ct cradle can descend on its own after activation by the user. this can put the patient at risk for harm. the harm can involve the impinging or crushing of a hand if caught between the cradle and ct inner gantry bore. no injuries have been reported to date related to this issue.
  • Acción
    GE Healthcare is advising users to continue to use the Revolution CT system, and ensure the warnings regarding Patient Positioning in the IFU are followed. GE will be correcting all affected systems. This action has been closed-out on 20/02/2017.