Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de CXR4 Computed Tomography XRay 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 Hitachi Medical Systems America 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
    Computed Tomography X-Ray System - Product Code JAK
  • Causa
    Incorrect scale on image: a software error can occur if two (2) different field-of-view (fov) settings are registered in a protocol using multi-reconstruction. this could cause the image generated to be displayed with the wrong scale factor rendering anatomical measurements incorrect.
  • Acción
    HMSA issued an URGENT - DEVICE CORRECTION notification to their customers on 4/14/2009. The notification describes the potential software error and the condition under which these image distortions can occur. The notification goes on to provide the customer with a work-around procedure which they can use to avoid encountering this issue with their current software configuration(s). The letter states that the firm will be installing updated software on all affected systems beginning in June, 2009, and that a Hitachi Service Rep. will be contacting each customer and making arrangements to come out and install a software upgrade on the affected system(s) at no cost to the customer. Lastly, the letter provides a telephone # to the firm's Applications Helpline: 1-877-228-2777, which the customer can use to obtain additional information, if desired.


  • Modelo / Serial
    The recalled CXR4 system units are identified with the following Code Numbers: CXR46201 through CXR4622 and CXR4624 through CXR46244.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide distribution, including Puerto Rico (PR).
  • Descripción del producto
    Hitachi CXR4 Computed Tomography (CT) Scanners, Software Version 1.51 or less.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc, 1959 Summit Commerce Park, Twinsburg OH 44087
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source