Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Philips Heartstart MRx Monitor/Defib

Según New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en New Zealand que fue producido por Philips Medical Systems (USA).

¿Qué es esto?

Una corrección al equipo o acción de retiro tomada por el fabricante para abordar un problema con un dispositivo médico. Los retiros (recalls) ocurren cuando un dispositivo médico está defectuoso, cuando puede poner en riesgo la salud, o cuando simultáneamente está defectuoso y puede poner en riesgo la salud.

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  • Notas / Alertas
    Data from New Zealand is current through July 2018. All of the data comes from the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority, 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 New Zealand.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Recalling Organisation: Laerdal (New Zealand) Ltd, Unit O, Cain Commerical Centre, 20 Cain Road, Penrose
  • Causa
    Certain heartstart mrx monitor/defibrillators were manufactured with compromised components within the time frames of july 12, 2011 through september 2, 2011 and january 19, 2012 through may 22, 2012., may present the folowing behaviours:, a. in aed mode the mrx experiences difficulty interpreting pads ecg waveforms and may incorrectly analyze the waveform (potential for inappropriate therapy) or fail to anlyze the waveform., b. in manual mode the user may have trouble interpreting the pads ecg waveform and determining whether or not to deliver therapy. in addition the mrx may provide erroneous alarms or indicate an asystolic rhythm when paddles are not in patient cntact., c. if cpr meter is in use, users may not get an accurate impedance derived ventilation feedback.
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