Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Contender Postop Knee Brace Lite

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 Corflex.

¿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
  • 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
    Joint, knee, external brace - Product Code ITQ
  • Causa
    Knee brace could fail to maintain the locked position and a loss of balance or undesired flexion/extension may occur at the affected knee joint,.
  • Acción
    Corflex notified customers on November 12, 2015, initially via phone. On December 9, 2015, a follow-up letter dated December 8, 2015, was issued via email with read receipt. Customers have been instructed to return all product to Corflexs Manchester, NH manufacturing facility. This removal includes product that is new, in use and no longer in service. Customers have been provided instructions on how to contact our Customer Service department to initiate the return process and generate a Returns Material Authorization. UPS Call Tags are also being issued to facilitate the return of braces at no cost to the customer. Contact Corflex at or via phone at (800) 426-7353, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, EST


  • Modelo / Serial
    (1) all braces that begin with a Revision Code of AN, AP, AQ, AR, AS, AT, AU are to be returned to Corflex immediately for review; (2) all braces with a Revision Code beginning with AM and that comply with the date range: Braces manufactured between September 1, 2015 and November 6, 2015
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US (nationwide) and Internationally to Canada , Taiwan , Singapore , and England.
  • Descripción del producto
    ADV ORTHO CONTENDER POST-OP-KNEE BRACE LITE || Model: 75-7500-231 || Post-Operative Knee Brace is indicated for range of motion control at the knee joint following ACL, PCL, MCL, and LCL surgeries, meniscal repairs, patella realignment, regenerative chondroplasty, stable femoral fractures, total knee replacements, and high tibial osteotomies.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Corflex, 669 E Ind Park Dr, Manchester NH 03109-5625
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source