Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall DISCOVERY II pacemaker

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 Guidant Corporation.

¿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 1
  • 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
    Implantable Pulse Generator, Pacemaker (Non-Crt) - Product Code LWP
  • Causa
    A hermetic sealing component utilized in the device may experience a gradual degradation, resulting in a higher than normal moisture content within the pacemeaker case late in the device's service life.
  • Acción
    INITIAL RECALL Urgent medical Device Safety Information & Corrective Action letter dated 07/18/05 was issued to physicians listing clinical Implications and patient management recommendations. EXPANDED RECALL Press was issued January 23, 2006. Urgent Medical Device Safety Information & Corrective Action letter, dated 01/21/06, was issued to physicians listing a summary of previous communication to physicians, advisory population update, and information relative to a second population of devices manufactured between October 19, 1998 and December 5, 2000. This letter gives the observed rate of occurrence, clinical implications, projected rate of occurrence and recommendations.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Affected devices may be contained in the following serial number ranges.  Model 481: INITIAL RECALL serial numbers 100000 thru 100115. EXPANDED RECALL serial numbers 100185, 100213, 100356, 100357, 100360. Model 981: INITIAL RECALL serial numbers 200002 thru 200041. EXPANDED RECALL serial numbers 200145, 200150, 200178, 200192, 200312. Model 1184: INITIAL RECALL serial numbers 300012 thru 300061. EXPANDED RECALL serial numbers 300159 thru 301072 and 610018 thru 610035. Model 1186: INITIAL RECALL serial numbers 500000 thru 500054. EXPANDED RECALL serial numbers 500056 thru 500444 Model 1187: INITIAL RECALL serial numbers 450000 thru 450010. EXPANDED RECALL serial numbers 450027 thru 450056. Model 1283: INITIAL RECALL serial numbers 600001 thru 600073. EXPANDED RECALL serial numbers 600214 thru 602143 Model 1284: INITIAL RECALL serial numbers 700000 thru 700079. EXPANDED RECALL serial numbers 700296, 700343, 700452, 700506, 700552, 700561, 700566. Model 1286: INITIAL RECALL serial numbers 900000 thru 900059. EXPANDED RECALL serial numbers 900045 thru 900888.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    worldwide. Including the United States and countries such as: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Peru, Poland, Polynesia, Portugal, Reunion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore,Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan ROC, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela. EXPANDED RECALL additional countries include: China, Croatia, Korea. Lithuania, Madagascar, Maldives, Malta, Monaco, Nepal and Thailand.
  • Descripción del producto
    DISCOVERY II (model nos. 481, 981 1184, 1186, 1187, 1283, 1284, 1285 and 1286) pacemaker. Sterilized with gaseous ethylene oxide. Guidant . DISCOVERY II pacemakers are multiprogrammable pacemakers from Guidant. The family consists of both dual-chamber and single-chamber models, offering both adaptive-rate therapy and conventional pacing therapy. These pacemakers provide various levels of therapeutic and diagnostic functionality. DISCOVERY II adaptive-rate models have an accelerometer, which is a motion sensor that responds to patient activity.
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Guidant Corporation, 4100 Hamline Ave N, Saint Paul MN 55112-5700
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