Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de AlignRT

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 Vision Rt 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 inicio 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
    Accelerator, linear, medical - Product Code IYE
  • Causa
    Potential failure of alignrt to assert interlock.
  • Acción
    The firm, visionrt. sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION NOTIFICATION-URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTICE" dated October 15, 2014 to all affected customers on 21-Oct-2014. The notice describes the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were informed that they did not need to return their devices; they should pass the letter to all those who need to be aware of it within their organization; promptly inform Vision RT if they believe that patient harm occurred due this issue, and complete and return the acknowledgement form via email to Vision RT is designing an upgrade that will resolve the issue, and will subsequently contact the customer in order to install the upgrade on their device. Should you have any queries on this letter, please do not hesitate to contact Vision RT by telephone on +44 20 83464300 (866 778-2379 from the US) or as per


  • Modelo / Serial
    Affected software version:  Software versions 5.0.1738 and 5.0.1742 only.  Affected serial numbers:  248-052, 248-066, 248-088, 249-0059, 249-0133, 249-0134, 249-0139.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US distribution in states of: CA, MN, TX, and UT; and internationally to: Republic of Ireland.
  • Descripción del producto
    AlignRT- Intended for prescription use. The system is indicated for use during simulation, setup and stereotactic radiosurgery and precision radiotherapy for lesions, tumors and conditions anywhere in the body where radiation is indicated.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Vision Rt Inc, 8840 Stanford Blvd, Columbia MD 21045-5827
  • Source