Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Achieve Electrical Cable

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 Medtronic Inc..

¿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 publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
  • País del evento
  • Fecha de finalización 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
    Catheter, electrode recording, or probe, electrode recording - Product Code DRF
  • Causa
    64 units of achieve electrical cables were shipped with a potential sterility breach.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sales reps began notifying customers on 9/29/2015. Customers were told of the issue and were requested to quarantine and return un-used product. A follow-up Urgent Medical Device Recall letter was hand delivered beginning 10/6/2015. The letter again described the issue, identified affected product and asked that un-used product be returned to Medtronic. A response form was asked to be returned to Medtronic. Customer with questions can contact Medtronic AF Solutions at 888-843-8301


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot U531
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Distributed in DC and the states of AR, CA, CO, DE, GA, IA, KY, ME, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, and VA.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Achieve Cables, model 990066. The sterile, single use only Electrical Cable (Model 990066) provides the conduction elements from the proximal end of the Achieve Catheter handle to standard shielded ECG pins that connect into standard electrophysiology recording and pacing equipment. Medtronic Ablation Frontiers Achieve Mapping Catheter is indicated for multiple electrode electrophysiological mapping of the cardiac structures of the heart.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Inc., 8200 Coral Sea St Ne, Saint Paul MN 55112-4391
  • 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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