Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Brilliance iCT and iCT SP

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
  • ID del evento
  • Clase de Riesgo del Evento
    Class 2
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fecha de finalización 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
    System, x-ray, tomography, computed - Product Code JAK
  • Causa
    Patient images exhibited ring artifacts.
  • Acción
    The firm, Philips Healthcare, sent an "URGENT - Medical Device Correction" letter dated December 9, 2013 to their customers. The letter described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to do the following to avoid the occurrence of these specific ring artifacts: 1. Disable Automatic Scan Time for all Exam Cards 2. Leave Automatic Scan Time on during planning and prior to clicking Go to initiate the scan, click the acquisition series of the scan and disable Automatic Scan Time, then proceed with the scan. 3. Disable Edit Before Final Recon (Reconstruction) for all Exam Cards If a ring artifact is present, clinical judgment should be used by the customer/user to determine if the images acquired in the dataset contain enough information to make a diagnosis. Philips will be releasing a Field Change Order (FCO) to correct the issue with software version release In addition, a Philips Field Service Engineer will contact you to schedule the software installation at your site. If you need any further information or support concerning this issue, please contact your local Philips representative or local Philips Healthcare office. For North America and Canada, contact the Customer Care Solutions Center (1-800-722-9377, Option 5: Enter Site ID or follow the prompts).


  • Modelo / Serial
    Brilliance iCT: 728306, Serial #'s: 100018, 100040, 100411, 100503, 100506  Brilliance iCT SP: 728311, Serial #'s: 200047, 200121
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) including states of: FL, IN, NY, OR and PA; and internationally to: Australia and Israel.
  • Descripción del producto
    Brilliance iCT & Brilliance iCT SP Computed Tomography X-Ray Systems, Philips Healthcare, Cleveland, OH || The Brilliance iCT and iCT SP are whole body 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. This device 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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