Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity Computed Tomography (CT)

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 Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) 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
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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
    System, x-ray, tomography, computed - Product Code JAK
  • Causa
    Software anomalies. philips medical systems recalled their brilliance 64 running software v4.0.0xx516 and their ingenuity ct running software v4.0.0xx518 due to software issues detected in these ct scanning systems. if these issues were to re-occur they could pose the risk of injury to patients undergoing scans; device users; or device service personnel.
  • Acción
    The firm, Philips Healthcare, sent an 'URGENT- Medical Device Correction" letters' dated November 15, 2012, and December 3, 2012, to their customers. Both letters describe the product, problem and actions to be taken. The letters state that Philips is notifying all affected customers of this information via a 'Field Safety Notice and will be installing a software update on the affected Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity CT system in order to address these issues. A Philips' Field Service Engineer will be contacting each customer site and make arrangements to install the necessary software update on these device systems. The customers should contact their local Philips representative or local Philips Healthcare office. In North America and Canada needing further information or support concerning this update, should contact our Customer Care Solutions Center at 1-800-722-9377. Selection option 5, and enter their site ID or follow the prompts.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Brilliance CT X-RAY System - Model/System Code #728231, Serial Number distributed in the U.S. was: 9654. Ingenuity CT X-Ray System - Model/System Code #728326 - Serial Numbers distributed in the U.S. were: 300018, and 300003. The remaining Serial Numbers distributed overseas were: 91003, 95130, 95157, 95504, and Serial Numbers: 300010, and 300030 .
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide distribution: USA including IN, OH and OR; and the countries: Australia, Belgium, China, Israel, and Sweden.
  • Descripción del producto
    Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity CT Computed Tomography X-Ray Scanning Systems: Brilliance 64 - Model #728231; and Ingenuity CT - Model # 728326, Distributed By: Philips Healthcare, Cleveland, OH. The Brilliance 64 and Ingenuity CT are Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems intended to produce cross-sectional images of the body by computer reconstruction of x-ray transmission data taken at different angles and planes. These devices may include signal analysis and display equipment, patient, and equipment supports, components and accessories.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Philips Medical Systems (Cleveland) Inc, 595 Miner Rd, Cleveland OH 44143-2131
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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