Alerta De Seguridad para Stellaris Elite Single Port Vitrectomy Cutters

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

¿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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    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
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    Medical device safety alert: bausch & lomb stellaris elite single port vitrectomy cutters medical device manufacturer, bausch & lomb, has issued a medical device safety alert concerning its stellaris elite single port vitrectomy. the manufacturer is conducting a voluntary recall of 29 lots of the affected products in gauge sizes 20, 23 and 25 after receiving a limited number of customer reports of the back cap separating from the body of the cutter during surgery. no reports of patient injury have been reported as a result of these incident. according to the manufacturer, the vitrectomy cutter handle is assembled by press-fitting the back cap to the vitrectomy cutter body. bonding agent is then applied to the handle seam where it wicks into the assembly interface. during operation the seal joint can be exposed to a maximum internal pulse pressure of 42 psi. probable cause for the failure has been identified as insufficient bonding agent between vitrectomy cutter back cap and body. quality change request was initiated to further investigate and improvements to the bonding process have been implemented during production. product replacement is on-going. according to the local supplier, the affected products has been imported in hong kong. the impacted lots, however, are not released to market and are held in its warehouse. they are identified as below: 20ga 7.5k pneumatic vit cutter [part number: bl5626; lot number: v9400] 23g post elite w mf 6/bx [part number: se5423mv; lot number: w1721, w0147] 23g post elite w wf 6/bx [part number: se5423wv; lot number: w0148] 25g post elite w wf 6/bx [ part number: se5425wv; lot number: w0157] 23g combo elite w mf 6/bx [part number: se5523mv; lot number: w0783] 25g combo elite w mf 6/bx [part number: se5525mv; lot number: w0787] if you are in possession of the affected products, please contact your supplier for necessary actions. posted on 7 august 2018.


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    Medical Device Safety Alert: Rupture of Membranes Tests
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