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 Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc. (dba 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
  • 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
    Monitor,physiological,patient(without arrhythmia detection or alarms) - Product Code MWI
  • Causa
    Covidien is conducting a field correction of the vital sync virtual patient monitoring platform and informatics manager due to a mismatch between the alarm priority on the medical devices and the vital sync system.
  • Acción
    The firm, Covidien, sent an "URGENT FIELD CORRECTIVE ACTION NOTICE" letter dated 7/16/14 to its customers on 7/17/14 via FedEx. The letter informs users that a representative will be in contact to schedule a software update.The letter also described the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed to disregard the audible and visual alarm priority indicators and only use the alarm description text on the patient tile and on the patient detail page for alarm priority information, until the mismatch is corrected. The Vital Sync" Virtual Patient Monitoring Platform and Informatics Manager or Vital Sync" Remote Monitoring System may still be used until the software update is available. If you have questions about this letter or to report any issues with the Vital Sync" Virtual Patient Monitoring Platform and Informatics Manager or Vital Sync" Remote Monitoring System, contact our Technical Support Department at (800)635-5267, option 3, then option 1.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Model # 10116080 ; Lot # PO643063
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    US distribution to states of: LA, IL, MS, CO, IN, GA, CA and TX.
  • Descripción del producto
    Vital Sync RMS 1.0 when loaded with v2.4 software, packaged on a CD or other electronically controlled device. CDs are packaged in clam shell jeweled cases within a carton box. || The Vital Sync Virtual Patient Monitoring Platform is intended to be used by healthcare professionals for the following purposes: 1) To remotely consult regarding a patients status; and 2) To remotely review near real-time patient data, waveforms and alarms in order to utilize this information to aid in clinical decisions and deliver patient care in a timely manner.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Nellcor Puritan Bennett Inc. (dba Covidien LP), 6135 Gunbarrel Ave, Boulder CO 80301-3214
  • 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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