Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall da Vinci Harmonic ACE

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 Intuitive Surgical, 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
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  • Estado del evento
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  • Fuente 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
    System,surgical,computer controlled instrument - Product Code NAY
  • Causa
    Internal labeling review found that the ifu for the harmonic ace incorrectly instructs the user on how to manually open the grips.
  • Acción
    A Field Safety Notice entitled, Urgent Medical Device Correction, and dated, January 21, 2015, were sent to customers. The letter identified the problem and the reason for the recall as well as the risk to health. Customers are asked to ensure that all affected personnel are informed of the notice. Additionally, customers are to discard their current Harmonic Ace IFUs. Customers are to refer to the specified manual, reference guide, and instruction card mentioned in the letter. A copy of the notice is to be retained with the da Vinci Standard, S or Si user manual. Intuitive Surgical will remove the Harmonic ACE IFU from all future shipments of the product. Representatives will be available by phone to answer questions related to the Correction.


  • Modelo / Serial
    PN 400274, 420274, and 420272.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution -- US, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Pakistan, Panama, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.
  • Descripción del producto
    HARMONIC ACE Curved Shears Instructions for Use, 5MM, IS1200; for use with the da Vinci Standard Surgical System. || Intended for soft tissue incisions when bleeding control and minimal thermal injury are desired. It is used in conjunction with the da Vinci Surgical System
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Intuitive Surgical, Inc., 1266 Kifer Rd Bldg 100, Sunnyvale CA 94086-5304
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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