Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Archer 0.035 inch (0.89mm) Super Stiff Guidewire

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 Medtronic Inc. Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management.

¿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
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  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
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  • 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
    Wire, guide, catheter - Product Code DQX
  • Causa
    Medtronic has identified an issue involving specific lot numbers of the medtronic archer 0.035 inch (0.89mm) super stiff guidewire, models arcsj200w, arcsj260w, and arcdj260w, where a change in the manufacturing process has been identified as the cause for potential kinking and breaking at the proximal weld end of the outer spring coil during in-vivo use.
  • Acción
    Medtronic sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated March 2013 to all affected customers. The letter identifies the affected product, problem and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to immediately quarantine all affected products and returned to Medtronic. Customers were requested to complete the attached Customer Confirmation Certificate and fax it to Medtronic to the attention of Customer Focused Quality. For question contact your local Medtronic representative or Medtronic Customer Service at 1-888-283-7868.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model ARCSJ200W Lot Numbers: GFWC1124, GFWC1506, GFWC2138, GFWC2652, GFWC2653, GFWD0353, GFWD0881, GFWD0882, GFWD2048, GFWD2049, GFWD2050, GFWD2051, GFWD2052, GFWE0743, GFWE0744, GFWE0745, GFWE0746, GFWE0747, GFWE3710, GFWE4272, GFWE4273, GFWE4274, GFWE4275, GFWF0143, GFWF0144, GFWF0147, GFWF0148, GFWF0149, GFWG0428, GFWG0429, GFWG0430, GFWG0431, GFWG0432, GFWG0433, GFWG0434, GFWH0333, GFWH0334, GFWH0335, GFWH0336, GFWH0337, GFWH0338, GFWI0190, GFWI0191, GFWI0192, GFWI0193, GFWI0194, GFWI0195, GFWJ0027, GFWJ0028, GFWJ0029, GFWJ2454, GFWJ2455, GFWJ2456, GFWJ2457, GFWJ2458, GFWK1910, GFWK1911, GFWL0370, GFWL2571, GFWL2572, GFXA0224.   Model ARCSJ260W Lot Numbers: GFWC1501, GFWC1502, GFWC1503, GFWD0883, GFWD0884, GFWD3256, GFWE0752, GFWE0753, GFWE3711, GFWF0145, GFWF0150, GFWG0425, GFWG0426, GFWG0427, GFWH0344, GFWH0345, GFWI0201, GFWI0202, GFWI0203, GFWJ0418, GFWJ0419, GFWJ0420, GFWJ2461, GFWJ2462, GFWJ2464, GFWJ2465, GFWL0368, GFWL0369, GFWL0415, GFWL0416, GFXA0219, GFXA0220, GFXA0221, GFXA0222.   Model ARCDJ260W Lot Numbers: GFWC1507, GFWC1508, GFWD0885, GFWE0750, GFWE0751, GFWF0142, GFWF0146, GFWG0423, GFWG0424, GFWH0331, GFWH0332, GFWI0186, GFWI0187, GFWI0188, GFWJ2449, GFWJ2450, GFWJ2451, GFWJ2452, GFWK1844.
  • Clasificación del producto
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  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including Puerto Rico and the countries of: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Malaysia, Montenegro, Morocco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Viet Nam.
  • Descripción del producto
    Medtronic Archer 0.035 inch (0.89mm) Super Stiff Guidewire, Models ARCSJ200W, ARCSJ260W, and ARCDJ260W. Sterile using ethylene oxide. || Product Usage: || The Medtronic Archer 0.035 inch (0.89mm) Super Stiff Guidewires are intended to facilitate catheter placement and exchange during diagnostic or interventional procedures in the aorta, where increased support, distal flexibility, and low surface friction of the guidewire is needed.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Inc. Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management, 8200 Coral Sea St NE, Saint Paul MN 55112-4391
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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