Alerta De Seguridad para Amplia MRI CRT-D SureScan and Claria MRI CRT-D SureScan

Según Department of Health, este evento ( alerta de seguridad ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en Hong Kong que fue producido por Medtronic.

¿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.

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  • Tipo de evento
    Safety alert
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  • Notas / Alertas
    Hong Kong data is current through September 2018. All of the data comes from the Department of Health (Hong Kong), 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 Hong Kong.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Medical Device Safety Alert
  • Causa
    Medical device safety alert: medtronic amplia mri crt-d surescan and claria mri crt-d surescan the therapeutic goods administration (tga) of australia has posted a medical device safety alert concerning amplia mri cardiac resynchronization therapy devices (crt-d) surescan and claria mri crt-d surescan, manufactured by medtronic. according to the manufacturer, there is a software issue that could result in the loss of lv pacing that occurs following a specific device programming sequence. if it occurs, this issue can be corrected by re-programming the device. all tachyarrhythmia detection and therapy features remain fully operational. the issue can only occur in devices that have been programmed from managed ventricular pacing (mvp) mode to a pacing mode with adaptivcrt enabled. when a patient with adaptivcrt enabled (shipped setting) is subsequently programmed to mvp mode and then re-programmed back to ddd or dddr, adaptivcrt is not re-enabled. when this programming sequence occurs, lv pacing is not delivered, despite parameters indicating adaptivcrt is enabled. through 10 november 2016, two events have been reported to the manufacturer related to this issue. a review of the data revealed an overall occurrence rate of 0.38%. the manufacturer has not received any reports of patient injury related to this issue. a software update is being developed by the manufacturer to address this issue in claria mri and amplia mri devices. this software update will also address an unrelated transient mode switch behaviour in all quadripolar models of claria mri, amplia mri, and compia mri crt-d surescan devices. until the software update has been approved and the affected models receive the update, physicians are advised to follow the programming recommendations provided by the manufacturer. these recommendations also apply to any new device implants. according to the local supplier, the affected products [ampila mri crt-d (dtmd2d4) and ampila mri quad crt-d surescan (dtmb2qq)] are distributed in hong kong. for details, please refer to the tga website: https://www.Tga.Gov.Au/alert/medtronic-crt-ds-various-models if you are in possession of the affected products, please contact your supplier for necessary actions. posted on 20 december 2016.


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    Medical Device Safety Alert: Medtronic Amplia MRI CRT-D SureScan and Claria MRI CRT-D SureScan
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  • 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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