Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Diagnostic Ultrasound Unit

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 Hitachi Medical Systems America 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 3
  • Número del evento
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  • Estado del evento
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  • 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
    Radiation Therapy System - Product Code LHN
  • Causa
    Miscalculation reading. a software error in the firm's eub-5500/hi vision diagnostic scanning system causes a miscalculation of the left ica/cca ratio when using the carotid calculation package for patient scans.
  • Acción
    A Device Correction Letter was issue by the firm on 02/25/2008. The letter asks the affected customers not to use the value of ICA/CCA on the Measurement Report for diagnosis, but instead to follow the Immediate countermeasure detailed in the 'Note in Use' document which accompanies the Device Correction letter. The customers are asked to follow the Immediate Countermeasure until they receive a Temporary Countermeasure to correct the ICA/CCA ratio calculation. The Temporary Countermeasure will include: 1) a Disk to import a new carotid measure package; 2) an Installation booklet detailing how to import the new carotid measurement package and optional customization tools; and 3) an Operator manual addendum Upon release of the countermeasure, the firm's Applications or Servcie personnel shall perform the corrective action as identified in the Service Pack (A) Installation Instructions. Finally, upon release of the next software revision, service personnel will replace the software at each customer location.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Serial Numbers: 11743701 to 11743705  11837701 to 11837705  11906701 to 11906705  12006701 to 12006710  12124701 to 12124710  12315701 to 12315705  12427801 to 12427805
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide Distribution --- including states of OH, FL, CA, TX, DE, VA, NY, MO, KS, NJ, MD and ID.
  • Descripción del producto
    EUB-5500 VISION 5500 Diagnostic Ultrasound Scanner w/Step 5 (V05-7) Software. Imaging device intended to provide the physician with physiological and clinical information.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc, 1959 Summit Commerce Park, Twinsburg OH 44087-2371
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
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