Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Carestream DRX Evolution 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 Carestream Health 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
    System, x-ray, stationary - Product Code KPR
  • Causa
    Due to potential for an x-ray exposure technique change.
  • Acción
    Carestream will make the correction which includes the installation of a SW patch to the affected customer sites, and to any other affected customer sites utilizing the DRX Evolution with V5. 5 SW outside of the US. --- Once receiving FDA approval on the corrective action plan, the correction will be implemented to all affected devices at identified customer sites: 1. A notification letter was sent to all customers identifying the issue and highlighting the approved procedures of the Corrective Action Plan. The letters were sent on 8/16/13 via Certified Mail, Return Receipt Requested. 2. Carestream Health will contact the customer to schedule a service visit to install software updates to correct this issue. The installation time will be approximately one hour. 3. As stated in the customer notification letter, this software update will be provided to the customer at no expense. 4. All software updates are estimated to be completed within 1-3 months. 5. Carestream Health will provide monthly progress reports on the effectiveness of the plan, including the number of units corrected. Further questions please call (800) 328-2910.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Carestream DRX Evolution Systems using V5.5.410.33 MR2 Software
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including the countries of Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Korea, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Carestream DRX Evolution System, X-Ray System --- || The DRX-Evolution system is a permanently installed diagnostic x-ray system for generation of x-rays for examination of various anatomical regions.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Carestream Health Inc., 150 Verona St, Rochester NY 14608-1733
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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