Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Brainlab ExacTrac 6.x Patient Positioning System

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 Brainlab AG.

¿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
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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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
    Generator, dermatological (grenz ray), therapeutic x-ray - Product Code IYH
  • Causa
    Exactrac 6.X patient positioning system: potentially incorrect patient positioning when using the exactrac cone beam ct (cbct) with a cbct acquired at a couch angle other than 0.0 degrees.
  • Acción
    FIELD SAFETY / PRODUCT NOTIFICATION letters dated March 6, 2015 were sent to all customers of record. The letters included instructions for customers to: 1) With immediate effect, always make sure the couch is at exactly 0.0 degrees (displayed on the Varian monitor) when acquiring a CBCT set to import into the ExacTrac software; 2) For Varian systems providing an option to prevent a CBCT acquisition for couch angles other than 0.0 degrees, Brainlab recommends selecting that option for use in combination with ExacTrac; and, 3) Continue to verify any ExacTrac CBCT based correction using the ExacTrac X-ray verification and/or an external IGRT procedure as mandatory. The letters further advised that Brainlab will be taking the following actions: 1. Brainlab provides existing potentially affected ExacTrac v.6.x CBCT Import & Alignment Software customers (with a Varian C-Series linac) with this product notification information; and, 2. Brainlab will provide a software update with this issue solved to affected customers. Brainlab will actively contact the customers starting August 2015 to schedule the update installation. Customers with questions about this issue were advised to contact Brainlab at 800-597-5911 or via e-mail by writing at


  • Modelo / Serial
    Software Versions: ExacTrac v. 6.x (v. 6.0.0, 6.0.1, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5; and v. 6.1.0);   Model/Catalog Numbers: 49971, CBCT IMPORT & ALIGNMENT SOFTWARE; 20836, EXACTRAC 6.0 VARIAN CBCT LICENSE;  48320, ET UPGRADE SOFTWARE 6.0 TO 6.1;  48320-99, ET UPGRADE SOFTWARE 6.0 TO 6.1 SLA;  49973B, ET DATA PREP / REVIEW SYSTEM;  49973A, ET DATA PREP / REVIEW SYSTEM;  49973, ET DATA PREP / REVIEW SYSTEM;  49998B, ET 6.0 DATA PREP/REVIEW SYSTEM UPG. KIT;  49998A, ET 6.0 DATA PREP/REVIEW SYSTEM UPG. KIT;  49998, ET 6.0 DATA PREP/REVIEW SYSTEM UPG. KIT;  48304, ET 6.1 DATA PREP/REVIEW SYSTEM UPG. KIT;  48302, ET DATA PREP / REVIEW SYSTEM
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    *** US: Nationwide; *** FOREIGN: Austria, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Netherlands, Qatar, Russian Federation, South Korea, Switzerland
  • Descripción del producto
    ExacTrac 6.x. is software used to place patients at an accurately defined point within the treatment beam of a medical accelerator for stereotactic radiosurgery or radiotherapy procedures.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Brainlab AG, Kapellenstrasse 12, Feldkirchen Germany
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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