Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall ATLANTIS(R) Anterior Cervical Plate System Screw Caddy; Self Tapping Variable Screw Caddy

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 Sofamor Danek USA 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
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  • 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
    Orthopedic Surgical Instrument, Screw Caddy. - Product Code XLH
  • Causa
    Lines on the screw gauge may not placed on the caddy properly which could result in improper measurement of screws.
  • Acción
    Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. sent "Voluntary Recall - Medtronic" letters on July, 2011 to all affected customers. The letter included; description of product and problem, and asked customers to stop using the product. Customers are asked to contact their Sales Representatives for replacement. For question on this recall call Medtronics Global Quality Department at (800) 876-3133.


  • Modelo / Serial
    **All lots.
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: Nationwide distribution including the states of MN, OK, IL, AK, CA, PA, UT, LA, SC, NY, MI, GA, WI, KY, AL, MO, AZ, TN, TX, MA, NE, OH, FL, CO, MT, CT, VA, NC, NH, WA, WV, WY, IN, IA, KS, MT, ME, DE, DC, NJ, MD, MS, NV, HI, ID, ND, and AR; and the country of Uruguay.
  • Descripción del producto
    ATLANTIS(R) Anterior Cervical Plate System Screw Caddy; Self Tapping Variable Screw Caddy (176-513). || Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA, Inc. || This instrument is a precision device which incorporates a measuring function.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Medtronic Sofamor Danek USA Inc, 1800 Pyramid Place, Memphis TN 38132
  • 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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