Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall ADVANCE TIBIAL WEDGE AUGMENT

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 Wright Medical Technology 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
    Knee joint patellofemorotibial polymer/metal/polymer semi-constrained cemented prosthesis. - Product Code JWH
  • Causa
    The product contained screws with the incorrect length (incorrectly contained 15 mm length screws instead of the correct 5 mm length screws).
  • Acción
    The firm initiated their recall of the product by letter on February 19, 2010. The notification letters were addressed to distributors, hospital administrators, and surgeons with a fax back response form. The letter described the affected product and reason for the recall. Customers were instructed to examine their inventory and return the recalled product to Wright Medical Technology, Inc. Customers may contact Customer Service by calling 1-800-238-7117 for return instructions and replacement inventory. Direct questions regarding this matter to Wright Medical Technology, Inc. by calling 1-800-874-5630.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot numbers: 087441267 and 097441268.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- United States, Canada, Netherlands, Germany, Japan, S. Korea, UK, Czech Republic, Turkey and Brazil.
  • Descripción del producto
    ADVANCE TIBIAL WEDGE AUGMENT, REF KTAG-W315, SIZE 3/2+, Thickness 15 DEG, SURFACE NON-POROUS, 1 EACH, Wright Medical Technology, 4677 Airline Road, Arlington, TN 38002. || The device is intended for use in total knee arthroplasty for reduction or relief of pain and/or improved knee function in skeletally mature patients with the following conditions: 1) Noninflammatory degenerative joint disease, 2)inflammatory joint disease, 3) correction of functional deformity, 4) revision procedures where other treatments or devices have failed and 5) treatment of fractures that are unmanageable using other techniques. (For cement use only).
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Wright Medical Technology Inc, 5677 Airline Rd, Arlington TN 38002
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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