Alerta De Seguridad para CATETER THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH, Model - Thermocool Smarttouch Bi-directional and Thermocool Smarttouch Uni-directional, Registration nº 80145901380.

Según Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA), este evento ( alerta de seguridad ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Brazil que fue producido por Johnson & Johnson do Brasil Ind. e Com. de Prod. para Saúde Ltda; BIOSENSE WEBSTER INC..

¿Qué es esto?

Las alertas proporcionan información importante y recomendaciones sobre los productos. Aunque se haya emitido una alerta, esto no significa necesariamente que el producto se considera peligroso. Las alertas de seguridad, dirigidas a trabajadores de la salud y a usuarios, pueden incluir retiro de equipos. Pueden ser escritas por los fabricantes, pero también por funcionarios del área de salud.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
    Safety alert
  • ID del evento
  • Fecha
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    Brazilian data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from Anvisa, 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 data from the U.S. and Brazil.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Based on the research, including the medical evaluation of the health risk profile of the post-marketing reports, Biosense Webster believes that the general risk profile of these catheters is still within acceptable limits when used in the indicated population. To date, no harm or adverse events have been reported in patients as a result of this type of occurrence. The manufacturer would like to stress that there is no flaw or deterioration in the characteristics associated with these products. Therefore, the product may continue to be used.
  • Causa
    The registrant reports that biosense webster, a division of johnson & johnson medical nv / sa, has observed 34 complaints with a frequency of 0.03% related to bending / breaking in different locations on the stem (body) of the thermocool smarttouch catheter, during the period from january 2012 to july 2014. none of these reported claims were associated with adverse events. through the investigation, manual pre-casting of the distal catheter shaft and the use of 8 fr sheaths have been identified as the two primary causes for these events, and may be related to the process of using the products. additional note: this is a voluntary communication from the manufacturer to the customers regarding the event reported through customer complaints. the information contained in this field safety notification is not related to defect or any other defect of the products mentioned.
  • Acción
    The company requests that the information contained in the Customer Letter (Security Notification) be carefully read; • Pass this notice to anyone involved in your organization who needs to be informed, including the clinical staff who use the THERMOCOOL SMARTTOUCH catheters and who sign the receipt form; • Review, complete, sign and return the receipt form according to the instructions listed on the form; • Keep a copy of this letter with the product. For more information, please check the Customer Letter - Annex I