Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de AMPLATZER Duct Occluder

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 AGA Medical Corporation.

¿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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 3
  • Número del evento
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Occluder, Patent Ductus, Arteriosus - Product Code MAE
  • Causa
    The pointed end of a screw securing the occluder to the delivery cable could scrape off microscopic fragments of the polytetrafluorethylene (ptfe) plastic lining of the sheath. those shavings could potentially migrate into a patient's bloodstream.
  • Acción
    User facilities and distributors were notified via email beginning 09/06/05. Additionally a hard copy of the recall letter was sent via certified mail or Federal Express. AGA requests that the Response Form be completed and faxed or emailed back to them. AGA Medical staff will assist users in returning product distributed within the US.


  • Modelo / Serial
    all lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
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  • Distribución
    OUS to the following countries: Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, El Salvador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Isreal, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Saudia Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweeden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uruguay, Venezuela, Viet Nam and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    AMPLATZER Duct Occluder, Order No. 9-PDA-007, Device Size 12/10mm, Length 8 mm. Sterile EO. Single Use Only. Manufactured by AGA Medical Corporation, 682 Mendelssohn Avenue, Golden Valley, MN 55427 USA. The AMPLATZER Duct Occluder is a self-expandable device made from a Nitinol wire mesh. A retention skirt on the aortic side provides secure positioning in the ampulla of the ductus. As the occluder is implanted, it expands outward and the wires push against the wall of the ductus. Polyester fabric is sewn into the occluder with polyester thread. The fabric induces thrombosis that closes the communication.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    AGA Medical Corporation, 682 Mendelssohn Ave N, Golden Valley MN 55427-4306
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