Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall CONTAK RENEWAL 3 and CONTAK RENEWAL 3 HE

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 Guidant Corporation.

¿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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  • 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
    Defibrillator, Automatic Implantable Cardioverter, With Cardiac Resynchronization (Crt-D) - Product Code NIK
  • Causa
    Engineering analysis has determined that the magnetic switch in certain devices may stick in the closed position. when the magnetic switch becomes stuck in the closed position treatment of ventricular or atrial tachyarrhythmias is inhibited, while bradycardia pacing is unaffected.
  • Acción
    Firm issued a Dr. Doctor letter dated 06/23/05. Letter informs physicians of the issue, clinical implications and recommendations. UPDATE: An Advisory Update, dated 08/01/05 is being issued to physicians to inform them of a new programmer software application upgrade and the programmer screen alerts. Additionally regulatory approval was given for a new switch component that will be incorporated into all Guidant CRT-D products.


  • Modelo / Serial
    all serial numbers
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    worldwide. Including United States, Virgin Islands and countries such as Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Eygpt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guam, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Labanon, Luxembourg, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom and Venezuela.
  • Descripción del producto
    CONTAK RENEWAL 3 CRT-D (model no. H170, H173, H175) and CONTAK RENEWAL 3 HE CRT-D(model no. H177 and H179). Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator. Sterilized with gaseous ethylene oxide. Guidant Corporation, Cardiac Rhythm Management, 4100 Hamline Avenue North, St. Paul, MN 5511-5798 USA. CONTAK RENEWAL 3 devices provide ventricular tachyarrhythmia and cardiac resynchronization therapies.
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  • Dirección del fabricante
    Guidant Corporation, 4100 Hamline Ave N, Saint Paul MN 55112-5700
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