Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Crimper

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 Edwards Lifesciences, LLC.

¿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
    Aortic valve, prosthesis, percutaneously delivered - Product Code NPT
  • Causa
    Edwards lifesciences is recalling two lot numbers of the 26mm transcatheter heart valve crimper because they may not open sufficiently when the handle is rotated in the full open position. as a result, user may have difficulty fitting a 26mm sapien transcatheter heart valve into the crimper orifice when preparing the valve for crimping.
  • Acción
    Edwards Lifesciences issued an Urgent Product Notice to all customers. Letters were sent via Fed Ex on 01/20/14. The letter outlines steps to be taken to enable a valve to fit into the open orifice, and allow the valve to be crimped according to normal instructions. Customers were instructed to forward the Urgent Product Notification letter to necessary personnel within their organization. Customers were also instructed to acknowledge they have reviewed and understand the notification letter by signing and dating the form included with the letter. Customers with questions were instructed to contact their Edwards Clinical Specialist.


  • Modelo / Serial
    lot 59617777 and 59658495.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution
  • Descripción del producto
    Crimper Model 9100CR26 || The Crimper is indicated for use in preparing the Edwards SAPIEN Transcatheter Heart Valve for implantation.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Edwards Lifesciences, LLC, 12050 Lone Peak Pkwy, Draper UT 84020-9414
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source