Alerta De Seguridad para recovery system

Según National Institute of Drugs and Food Surveillance (INVIMA), este evento ( alerta de seguridad ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Colombia que fue producido por Micro Therapeutics, 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
  • Número del evento
    2011DM-0007727 ; 2014DM-0011189 ; 2010DM-0006683
  • Fecha
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    Colombian data is current through June 2019. All of the data comes from the National Institute of Drugs and Food Surveillance (INVIMA), 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 Colombia.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
  • Causa
    The manufacturer reports that it has detected a problem in the coating of ptfe (polytetrafluoroethylene), which could be removed and detached from the access cable, the resulting particles could be introduced into the bloodstream, leading to potentially adverse events occur on patients.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Hydrophilic microguide mod X-CELERATOR 0.010 "300cm, Hydrophilic microguide mod X-CELERATOR 0.014" 300cm, || MARATHON 1.5F / 2.7F microcatheter 165cm guide 0.010 "|| 25cm, ALLIGATOR recovery system 2mm 175cm || OD 0.40mm, ALLIGATOR recovery system 3mm || 175cm OD 0.40mm, ALLIGATOR RETRIEVALDEVICE. 4mm, || all batches with Expiration date between June 2017 and || August 2019.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Descripción del producto
    Recovery of foreign bodies from the peripheral vasculature and the neurovascular system
  • Manufacturer


  • 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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