Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Ardis Interbody System Inserter

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 Zimmer, 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 1
  • 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
    Intervertebral fusion device with bone graft, lumbar - Product Code MAX
  • Causa
    Zimmer spine has received reports of the peek ardis interbody spacer breaking into fragments when too much lateral force is applied to the ardis inserter. if the peek ardis interbody spacer breaks during implantation, surgical delays of up to 60 minutes could occur. sharp edges of the broken implant may contact and damage adjacent structures, requiring surgical intervention. observed health risks.
  • Acción
    Zimmer Spine, sent a "MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION" memo dated November 12, 2012 to all consignees / customers describing product, problem and actions to be taken including revised surgical technique. Beginning the week of December 17, 2012, Zimmer began the immediate retrieval of the affected units as a Class I recall. December 20, 2012 nation wide press outlining the recall was issued. Customers may report adverse events or quality problems experienced with the use of these products to Zimmer Spine by calling 866-774-6368 between the hours of 8AM and 5PM CST or by email at


  • Modelo / Serial
    Ardis Inserter, Part number: 3256-01, Lot: 52ZW, 50CL, 53BB, 55AB, 58GS, 58GT, 60JY, 60JZ, 62KP, 63HJ, 64EY, 68AX, 71JE, 75LE   Part, 07.00780.701, lot 76CN; part 07.00780.702, lot 76CP;part 07.00900.701, lot 76TR; 07.00900.702, 76TS; 650-0297-01, 70YT; 07.00780.701, 73EC; 07.00780.702, 73EC; 07.00900.701, 76TQ; 650-0239-01, 66PR; 650-0293-01, 70SG ; 650-0293-01, 70SG-R; 650-0179-01, 60CK; 650-0176-01, 60CL; 650-0365-01, 72LP; 07.00780.701, 76CQ; 07.00780.702, 76CR; 07.00780.701, 74EN; 07.00780.702, 74EP; 650-0351-01, 72JH; 650-0351-02, 72JJ; 650-0263-01, 68HL; 650-0208-01, 62FH; 07.00900.701, 76TN; 07.00780.701, 76QG; 07.00780.701, 76LC; 07.00780.702, 76LD;
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA (nationwide) including states of: AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, TN, TX, WI, and WV; and countries of: Australia, El Salvador, France and Singapore.
  • Descripción del producto
    Zimmer Spine Ardis Inserter, Rx, non-sterile
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Zimmer, Inc., 345 E Main St, Warsaw IN 46580-2746
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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