Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de ABG II Modular Hip Stem

Según U.S. Food and Drug Administration, este evento ( retiro de equipo (recall) ) involucró a un dispositivo médico en United States que fue producido por Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp..

¿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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
  • Fecha de inicio del evento
  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
    Open, Classified
  • País del evento
  • Fuente del evento
  • URL de la fuente del evento
  • Notas / Alertas
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notas adicionales en la data
    Prosthesis, hip, semi-constrained, uncemented, metal/polymer, non-porous, calicum-phosphate - Product Code MEH
  • Causa
    Stryker has updated the instruction for use (ifu) (product correction)for the abgii modular and rejuvenate modular hip systems. this is based on a reported rate of less than one percent for revisions potentially associated with fretting and or corrosion at or about the modular neck junction. on june 29, 2012, stryker has decided to remove the affected product from the field since there may be an.
  • Acción
    Stryker sent an "URGENT PRODUCT CORRECTION" letter dated April 23, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the product, problem, and actions to be taken by the customers. The letter included a Product Correction Acknowledgment Form for customers to complete and return via fax to 201-831-6069. Contact the firm at 201-831-5970 for questions regarding this notice. Stryker sent and "Urgent Update Product Recall" Letter dated January 3, 2013 to all affected customers. The new letter includes updated corrective actions for patients. Another letter was sent out on 7/25/2014.


  • Modelo / Serial
    510 K092406  all lots  (4845-4XXX and NLS/NLV)
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    ABG II Modular Hip Stem || Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp. Mahwah, NJ 07430 || Stryker Ireland Carrigtwohill Industrial Estate, Carrigtwohill County Cork, Ireland. || The ABG II Modular range of implants is constituted of 8 right stems and 8 left stems. The necks are made of GADS Vitallium, a proprietary Co Cr alloy that Stryker has developed. GADS stands for Gas Atomized Dispersion Strengthened. IT is a Co Cr alloy that is a corrosion resistant and demonstrates qualities of improved fatigue strength (with respect to regular Co Cr alloy). Neck Range - The ABG II modular neck range is composed of 10 reversible neck implants. There are different options in terms of length, version and neck angle. The AG II Modular necks come in two different lengths: 28 mm (short) and 36 mm (long). The necks are offered in two version angles ; 0 and 7. The 0 and 7 necks are available in 125, 130 and 135 neck angles.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Stryker Howmedica Osteonics Corp., 325 Corporate Drive, Mahwah NJ 07430
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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