Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall AlignRT Plus

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 Varian Medical Systems, 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
    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
    Accelerator, linear, medical - Product Code IYE
  • Causa
    Varian medical systems has received reports that unintended changes were made to planned couch parameters, specifically the couch rotation parameter, during patient set-up. this can occur when a user sets a different couch rotation from the plan couch rotation while performing patient alignment with optical surface monitoring system [osms].
  • Acción
    The firm, Visionrt, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION NOTIFICATION-URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTIFICATION" letter dated June 24, 2016 to all affected customers. Letters describe the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed as follows: DO NOT USE the "Move Couch" function if the couch rotation value set in the AlignRT device DOES NOT match the planned couch rotation for the treatment field; retain a copy of this document along with your most current product labeling; pass the letter to all those who need to be aware of it within their organization; always confirm that the patient is correctly aligned prior to commencing treatment; is not required to return their devices; promptly inform Vision RT if they believe that patient harm occurred, and complete Appendix 1- Customer Acknowledgment Response and return it via email to Should you have any queries on this letter, please do not hesitate to contact Vision RT by telephone on +44 20 83464300 (866-778-2379 from the US) or as per


  • Modelo / Serial
    TrueBeam version 2.0/2.5 with any version OSMS.  AlignRT Serial Numbers: 247-0200 247-0209 248-0013 248-0057 248-0070 249-0057 249-0066 249-0163 249-0164 249-0195 249-0226 249-0274 249-0050 249-0286 249-0277 248-0044 249-0227 247-0208 249-0047 247-0218 248-0050 248-0043 248-0048 249-0293 249-0155.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) and countries of: Austria, Azerbaijan, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Denmark, Georgia, Germany, India, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Optical Surface Monitoring System{Align RT Plus} This is used on Varian's TrueBeam EDGE; || Radiology: The AlignRT Plus system is indicated for use to position || and monitor patients relative to the prescribed treatment isocentre, and to Withhold the beam automatically during radiation delivery.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Varian Medical Systems, Inc., 911 Hansen Way, Palo Alto CA 94304-1028
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source