Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Discovery Elbow System Humeral Condyle Set Hexalobular

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 Biomet, 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
    Prosthesis, elbow, constrained, cemented - Product Code JDC
  • Causa
    A discovery condyle kit w/ hexalobula was opened during an elbow joint replacement surgery, and was found to contain two male condyles.
  • Acción
    December 14, 2011 Urgent Medical Device Recall Notices were sent to Distributors and hospital OR managers describing the product, problem, risks associated with the recall, and actions to be taken. The notice included Instructions to locate and remove the product. Customers were asked to complete a response form and fax to 574-372-1683, prior to returning product by priority mail to the attention of Angi Dickson, Biomet , 56 East Bell Drive Warsaw, IN, USA 46580 with a copy of the response form. Receipt of the notice should also be confirmed by calling 800-348-9500, extension 3983 or 3009. Questions related to this notice should be directed to 574-371-3983 or 574-371-3009 Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM.


  • Modelo / Serial
    REF 114700, Lot 797550
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    International Only Distribution -- Netherlands & UK.
  • Descripción del producto
    Discovery Elbow System Humeral Condyle Set- Hexalobular, REF 114700, Lot 797550 Alloy, Sterile, Biomet Orthopedics Warsaw IN 46581. || Intended for primary and revision joint arthroplasty for use in cemented applications.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Biomet, Inc., 56 E Bell Dr, Warsaw IN 46582-6989
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Comentario del fabricante
    “The safety of patients has always been, and continues to be, Zimmer Biomet’s top priority and it is our honor to be a leader in this industry for the past 90 years,” Zimmer Biomet told ICIJ in a statement. “We adhere to strict regulatory standards, and work closely with the FDA and all applicable regulatory agencies in each of our regions as part of our commitment to operating a first-rate quality management system across our global manufacturing network. The company added that it is focused on staying at the forefront of innovation and doing right by the millions of patients who rely on the company’s products.
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