Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Biograph 6

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 Siemens Medical Solutions 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
  • 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
    PET/CT Scanner - Product Code KPS
  • Causa
    Visual asymmetric appearance; an asymmetry can be introduced into the attenuation-corrected pet images when using iterative reconstruction in combination with a specific number of subsets and reconstruction matrix sizes. (this problem only occurs when using protocols other than the default biograph protocols).
  • Acción
    A certified letter-Urgent Device Correction- dated June 15, 2007 was sent to all affected consignees on July 23, 2007 informing them of the problem (PET iterative reconstruction algorithm) and requesting as a short term fix that they discontinue the practice of operating using protocols other than the default Biograph. Software upgrades as the long term fix were promised in the Urgent Device Correction Notice. Updated information received October 4, 2007: a software patch to fix PETsyngo 5.0 was released, software patch to fix PETsyngo 4.x was released, and target date for the software patch to fix PETsyngo 3.2 and 3.4 is the end of November 2007.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial Numbers: 401010, 401014, P0006939-0401002, P0006939-0401007, P0006939-0401008, and P0006939-0401012
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide-USA and countries of Argentina, Austria, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Switzerland, Chile, China, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Spain, France, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, India, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Malaysia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Thailand, Turkey, and Taiwan.
  • Descripción del producto
    Biograph 6, Biograph PET/CT Scanner, Catalog No. 8728573, Manufactured by Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., 810 Innovation Drive, Knoxville, TN 37932 USA, TEL: 865-218-2534
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Medical Solutions USA Inc, 810 Innovation Dr, Knoxville TN 37932-2562
  • Source