Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Aesculap(R) Miethke Shunt 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 Aesculap, 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
    Shunt, central nervous system and components - Product Code JXG
  • Causa
    The deflector may not move freely on the ventricular catheter. the deflector comes pre-positioned at the 5 cm mark on the catheter. in some cases the surgeon will want to adjust the deflector to a different location on the catheter before placing it in the ventricle. there is a small percentage of cases where aggressively attempting to adjust the deflector has a potential to cause the catheter.
  • Acción
    Aesculap sent an Important Recall Notification letter dated June 4, 2012, to all affected customers. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Customers were instructed to return the contact their local sales representative or customer service department at 1-800-282-9000 to return the affected product. Customers were also instructed to complete the Inventory Sheet attached to the letter with the quantity being returned. If customers could not locate the affected product they should provide an explanation as to why the inventory will not be returned. Customers with questions should call 610-984-9251 or 610-984-9291. For questions regarding this recall call 1-800-234-9179, ext 5067.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lots 4503489878, 4503792749, 4503682927, 4503508385, 4503789879, 4503800248 and 4503682935.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution including MI, PA and TX.
  • Descripción del producto
    Aesculap(R) - Miethke Shunt System, FT040T - Control Reservoir Set w/Distal Catheter and FT075P 0 Ventric Cathet, w/Stylet and RT-ANG Guide || Central Nervous System Shunt and Components intended to shunt cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from the lateral ventricles of the brain into the peritoneum.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Aesculap, Inc., 3773 Corporate Pkwy, Center Valley PA 18034-8217
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source