Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Cyberonics

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 Cyberonics, Inc.

¿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
    Stimulator, autonomic nerve, implanted for epilepsy - Product Code LYJ
  • Causa
    An investigation was initiated based on a report from the field in which an intensive follow-up indicator (ifi) message was unexpectedly received by a medical professional when using model 250 version 8.0 software to interrogate a patient's model 103 generator.
  • Acción
    The firm, Cyberonics Inc., initiated containment actions on March 17, 2011 to prevent additional affected devices from being shipped. The firm initiated contact with implanting facilities in the United States on May 6, 2011 and international facilities and distributors on May 10, 2011 to remove product from the field that has not yet been implanted. Additionally, a "Field Safety Alert" letter was sent to all affected medical professionals. The letter identifies the affected product, the issue, and the action(s) to be taken by the physicians. Consignees are instructed to complete and return an attached Effectiveness Check Form. If assistance is needed physicians may contact Clinical Technical Support at 866-882-8804 or via email at


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial #'s: 2220, 4966, 5035, 8816, 8830, 8878, 9476, 9478, 12422, 12533, 23423, 23460, and 25434.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - USA (nationwide) including the states of AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, OH, AR, MA, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, WA, WI and WV. Products were also distributed to WASHINGTON DC and Puerto Rico and the countries of: Austria, Belgium, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    Model 104 VNS Therapy Demipulse Duo Generator Cyberonics, Inc. Houston, Texas, Model 104 Generators are provided in a sterile single use packages as part of the VNS Therapy System. Product labeling may be found at || Product Usage: The VNS Therapy System is indicated for use as an adjunctive therapy in reducing the frequency of seizures in adults and adolescents over 12 years of age with partial onset seizures, which are refractory to antiepileptic medications and for the adjunctive long-term treatment of chronic or recurrent depression for patients 18 years of age or older who are experiencing a major depressive episode and have not had an adequate response to four or more adequate antidepressant treatments.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Cyberonics, Inc, 100 Cyberonics Blvd, Houston TX 77058-2069
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source