Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall AFX Endovascular AAA 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 Endologix.

¿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
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  • Fecha de publicación del evento
  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    System, endovascular graft, aortic aneurysm treatment - Product Code MIH
  • Causa
    Endologix updated the instructions for use (ifu) and implemented modifications to the afx endovascular aaa system (afx system).
  • Acción
    A Dear Physician letter dated 6/2/15 was sent to customers to inform them of the 2014 Clinical Update on the Endologix Endovascular Systems for AAA Repair. The letter provided update on the clinical programs and commercial experience (i.e., post-market surveillance). On January 2016, a Dear Physician letter was sent to customers to inform them of the 2015 Clinical Update covering the Endologix Endovascular Systems for AAA Repair. The letter provided update reports for the cumulative clinical data and commercial experience (i.e., post-market surveillance) of the Powerlink System and the AFX Endovascular AAA system and contains important information and recommendations regarding the continued safe and effective use of the devices. On 12/27/2016 a Dear Physician letter provides important information related to the AFX Endovascular AAA System (AFX System). The letter informs the customers that a series of updates to the Instructions for Use (IFU) and modifications to the product were implemented, including introduction of a graft material processing improvement known as Duraply. Customers with any questions are instructed to contact their Endologix representative.


  • Modelo / Serial
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US, and worldwide: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    AFX Endovascular AAA System, Endoleak Type IIIB || Common Name: AFX Bifurcated and Accessory Stent Grafts || Classification Name: System, Endovascular Graft, Aortic Aneurysm Treatment
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Endologix, 35 Hammond, Irvine CA 92618-1607
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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