Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de BOX 01KBAR006116V PROC BYPASS

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 COVIDIEN MEDTRONIC.

¿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
    Open, Classified
  • País 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
    Staple, implantable - Product Code GDW
  • Causa
    Device may be missing a sled component. the sled component is responsible for staple deployment. this may result in failure to form a staple line when tissue is divided, leading to bleeding or leakage of luminal contents.
  • Acción
    On April 26, 2108, all consignees were issued were issued Urgent Medical Device Recall notices and Return Forms via Federal Express or certified mail. On May 22, 2018, all consignees received an UPDATED URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE RECALL notice. The updated notice included NEW product which has been processed under FDA Ref # 80423. The notice informs customers of the potential for use of a device with a missing sled and the actions they should take to discontinue use of the product and return all inventory of the affected lots to Medtronic (Covidien), 195 McDermott Road, North Haven, CT 06473, Attention: Field Returns Department. All in-control inventory and devices returned from customers will be reworked. **FOR INTERNATIONAL CUSTOMERS** Please be aware that the recalled units are packed within various convenience kits as identified on the Attachment B provided with your customer letter. Customers are also encouraged to EMAIL OR FAX THE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM TO: - "Product purchased directly from Medtronic": or fax to (800) 895-6140. - "Product purchased through distributor": or fax it to (203) 492-7719.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot 0215227169
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide and US Nationwide
  • Descripción del producto
    BOX1073076GASB1 BBR GASTRIC BYPASS S(Item Code BOX1073076GASB1 BBR GASTRIC BYPASS S) || Product Usage: || The Endo GIA universal and Endo GIA universal XL staplers place two, triple-staggered rows of titanium staples and simultaneously divides the tissue between the two, triple-staggered rows. The size of the staples is determined by the selection of the 2.0 mm, 2.5 mm, 3.5 mm or 4.8 mm single use loading unit. The Endo GIA universal staplers will accommodate any of the single use loading unit sizes that are available in the 30 mm, 45 mm and 60 mm lines.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
  • 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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