Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de BariAir Therapy System

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 KCI USA, 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.

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  • 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
    Bed, ac-powered adjustable hospital - Product Code FNL
  • Causa
    Kci has issued a medical device correction for the bariair therapy system hand pendent. the bariair therapy system is not designed to allow the patient to place the bed into the patient exit position. kci has received complaints indicating that patients used the hand pendent to inadvertently place the bariair therapy system into a pseudo-exit position. in a small number of instances, this allow.
  • Acción
    KCI sent an Urgent - Voluntary Medical Device Correction letter dated September 13, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers would be contacted by KCI to coordinate a shipment of a replacement product. For questions customers would instructed to call 1-800-275-4524, Select Option 3 followed by Option 2. For questions regarding this recall call 1-800-275-4524.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Multiple Serial Numbers with Model Numbers: 404000,405500, 405500RF
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, Singapore, Germany, Switzerland, Kuwait, United Arabian Emirates, and Austria.
  • Descripción del producto
    BariAir Therapy System || The BariAir Therapy System is a risk management treatment system designed for large and / or difficult-to-manage patients. The BariAir Therapy System provides low air-loss pressure management therapy, pulsation, percussion, Turn Assist. flexible patient positioning capabilities and built-in scales for patients weighing 300 Ib* to 850 Ib ([136*-386 kg] including accessories). The BariAir Therapy System is indicated to aid in: " Patients whose body weight and size pose a significant risk or care management issue to the patient or staff during the performance of routine nursing care. " Large patients weighing between 300 Ib* and 850 Ib (136*-386 kg) including accessories. " Large patients who are difficult to turn. " Preventing and treating pressure ulcers. " Large patients requiring percussion therapy.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    KCI USA, Inc., 4958 Stout Dr, San Antonio TX 78219-4334
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