Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Trilogy Bone Screws – 6.5mm X 35mm & 6.5mm X 25mm

Según Department of Health, Therapeutic Goods Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Australia que fue producido por Zimmer 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
    Zimmer is initiating a recall of 1 lot of 25mm and 4 lots of 35mm length trilogy bone screws due to fracture during insertion. analysis of returned complaint devices, product in inventory, and device manufacturing records has identified tool marks isolated to one specific machining mill to be the cause of the fractures.
  • Acción
    Zimmer is notifying surgeons of the risks posed to patients implanted with the potentially affected bone screws. Additionally, hospitals are requested to quarantine any of the affected units in their possession. Zimmer will arrange for the return of affected product. Further information can be found on the TGA website at - This action has been closed-out on 06/07/2016.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Trilogy Bone Screws – 6.5mm X 35mm & 6.5mm X 25mmLot numbers: 62748089, 62793494, 62793501, 62813612 & 62825611ARTG number: 95692
  • Manufacturer


  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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