Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Covidien

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 Covidien LP.

¿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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  • 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
    Staple, implantable - Product Code GDW
  • Causa
    Duet trs straight and articulating single use (sulu)loading staplers used in thoracic surgery may result in serious injury or death.
  • Acción
    Covidien issued an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated January 12, 2012 to all affected customers. The letter identified the affected products, problem, and actions to be taken. Customers were instructed to immediately discontinue use of the device in thoracic surgery, Immediately advise all surgeons/surgery personnel of this recall and return products intended for thoracic use to Covidien by contacting Customer Service at or 1-800-722-8772, option 1, to obtain a Return Goods Authorization prior to returning the affected units. Customers were advised to complete the Recall product return form in its entirety and return it with the returned units. For questions contact your Covidien representative or Quality Assurance at 203-492-5232.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All lots
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) and the countries of: ¿esk¿ republika, ASSAGAY, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Bulgaria Cairo,Egypt, Canada, Canary Islands, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, England, Finland, France, Germany, Guadeloupe, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kingdom of Bahrain, Korea, Republic of Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Luxembourg, Nederland, Nelspruit, New Redruth, New Zealand, Norway, Nouvelle Caledonie, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Reunion, Russia, Romania, Rustenburg, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Uae, Uae - Dubai, Umhlanga Rocks, United Kingdom, Vietnam and Wales.
  • Descripción del producto
    DUET TRS 60 4.8MM ARTICULATING SULU || Product Code: DUET6048A || Product Usage: || The ENDO GIA UNIVERSAL Staplers with Duet TRS SULUs have applications in abdominal, gynecologic, pediatric and thoracic surgery for resection, transection and creation of anastomosis. They may be used for transection and resection of liver substance, hepatic vasculature and biliary structures. When used with the ENDO GIA Universal and Ultra Staplers, the Duet TRS Reloads with Biosyn tissue reinforcement place two, triple-staggered rows titanium staples while simultaneously dividing the tissue and anchoring the preloaded Biosyn reinforcement material. The preloaded reinforcement material Is fully detached from the SULU upon complete firing of the length of the cartridge. The Duet TRS reinforcement material (Biosyn) Is a synthetic absorbable film prepared from synthetic polyester composed of glycolide, dioxanone, and trimethylene carbonate.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Covidien LP, 60 Middletown Ave, North Haven CT 06473-3908
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “If our surveillance systems identify a potential performance issue, our personnel promptly evaluate the problem, including, when appropriate, conducting root cause investigations and internal testing to assess whether the product continues to meet specifications and defined performance criteria,” Medtronic told ICIJ in a statement. “In some cases, based on this evaluation, Medtronic may determine that a recall is necessary.” The company said that it communicates with healthcare providers and/or patients and provide recommendations to address such issues. Medtronic noted that these communications can include letters, emails, calls, press releases, physician notifications and social media postings, as well as informing the FDA and other regulators of the actions.
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