Alerta De Seguridad para EXTERNAL TEMPORARY MARCAPASSO 5388. Anvisa Registry n ° 10339190199.

Según Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA), este evento ( alerta de seguridad ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Brazil que fue producido por Medtronic Comercial Ltda.

¿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
    According to the manufacturer of the product (Medtronic), the cause of the problem is the high contact power on the device's electronic circuit board. No patient injuries were observed by the company resulting from the problem in question. The company announces the closure of the field action with the following numbers: Number of clients informed: 67 - Number of units affected: 137 units affected, Number of units traded on customers: 98 units, Number of units in inventory (unlicensed): 12 units, Number of units not located on customers: 27 units. The 98 units exchanged on the customers and the 12 non-marketed units were re-exported to the factory.
  • Causa
    Pacer may not turn on or off unexpectedly.
  • Acción
    According to the product registration holder (Medtronic Commercial Ltda.), If there is loss of control of rate, performance, sensitivity, or power - non-low battery loss - the device must be disconnected and returned to Medtronic for repair or replacement. exchange.


  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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