Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Align Radial 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 Skeletal Dynamics.

¿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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  • Tipo de evento
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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, elbow, hemi-, radial, polymer - Product Code KWI
  • Causa
    Report received where the align radial stem fractured.
  • Acción
    Skeletal Dynamic sent an Urgent Medical Device Safety Alert dated October 16, 2014, to all affected customers via certified mail. The Safety Alert included the warning "that radial head prostheses cannot be expected to withstand the activity levels and loads of normal healthy bone and joint tissue. Failure of the component can occur as a result of loss of fixation, strenuous activity, malalignment, trauma, non-union or excessive loads (estimated body weight equivalent of 350 lbs or greater)" with instructions to notify any surgeons that have used the product. A response form has been included with instructions to return the signed form to acknowledge the receipt and understanding of the new warning. Product labeling has been revised to include these labels in future shipments. Customers with questions were instructed to contact Customer Service at 877-753-5396 for assistance. For questions regarding this recall call 305-596-7585, ext 7026.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Cat #s: ALN-RST-0700, ALN-RST-0702, ALN-RST-0704, ALN-RST-0706, ALN-RST-0708, ALN-RST-0800, ALN-RST-0802, ALN-RST-0802, ALN-RST-0804, ALN-RST-0806, ALN-RST-0808, ALN-RST-0900, ALN-RST-0902, ALN-RST-0904, ALN-RST-0906, ALN-RST-0908, ALN-RST-1000, ALN-RST-1002,  ALN-RST-1004, ALN-RST-1006, ALN-RST-1008, ALN-RST-1100, ALN-RST-1102, ALN-RST-1104, ALN-RST-1106, ALN-RST-1108; Lot #s: AN0610023, AN0212065, AN0913033, AN0913034, AN0610024, AN0913035, AN0913036, AN0610025, AN0913037, AN0913038, AN0610026,  AN0913039, AN0913040, AN0610027, AN0913041, AN0913042, AN0610028, AN0212066, AN0913043,  AN0913044, AN0610029, AN0913045, AN0913046,  AN0610030, AN0913047, AN0913048, AN0610031,  AN0913049, AN0913050, AN0610032, AN0913051,  AN0913052, AN0610033, AN0212067, AN0913053, AN0913054, AN0610034, AN0913055, AN0913056, AN0610035, AN0913057, AN0913058, AN0610036,  AN0913059, AN0913060, AN0610037, AN0913061,  AN0913062, AN0610038, AN0212068, AN0913063, AN0913064, AN0610039, AN0212069, AN0913065, AN0913066, AN0610040, AN0913067, AN0913068,  AN0610041, AN0913069, AN0913070, AN0410008,  AN0610042, AN0410009, AN0913071, AN0913072,  AN0610043, AN0212070, AN0913073, AN0913074,  AN0610044, AN0913075, AN0913076, AN0610045, AN0913077, AN0913078, AN0610046, AN0913079, AN0913080, AN0610047, AN0913081, AN0913082.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including GA, NJ, NM, IL, CA, OK, CO, NY, LA, OH, FL, VA, MD, MS, TX, IA, AL, WA, TN, ME, CT, WI, AZ, NE, SC, NC and Puerto Rico.
  • Descripción del producto
    Align Radial Stems, Prosthesis, Elbow, Hemi || Replacement of the radial head for degenerative or post-traumatic disabilities presenting pain, crepitation, and decreased motion at the radio-humeral and/or proximal radio-ulnar joint with: Joint destruction and/or subluxation and resistance to conservative treatment. Intended use is also for primary replacement after fracture of the radial head and symptomatic sequelae after radial head resection.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Skeletal Dynamics, 8905 Sw 87th Ave Ste 201, Miami FL 33176-2227
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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