Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall

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 Siemens Medical Solutions USA, 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, Tomography, Computed, Emission - Product Code KPS
  • Causa
    Unexpected release of the radial and rotate brakes in the case of multiple simultaneous fault conditions.
  • Acción
    Siemens sent Customer Advisory letters dated 2/10/03 to all customers. The accounts were informed of the problem with unexpected camera movement when multiple fault cocnditions are presnet, causing the brake system to release and the roation of the detector assemblies, and were advised to use the emergency stop at any indication of improper camera movement. The customers were advised that they would be contacted by their Siemens Customer Service Representative to schedule a firmware upgrade that will prevent the occurrence of unintended release of the radial and rotate brakes. The upgrade will be done free of charge.


  • Modelo / Serial
    All towers, serial numbers 00013 through 08543, utilizing e.soft, ICON-S and duet acquisition systems, and e.soft and ICON-S COIN systems.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Nationwide, United Arab Emirates, Argentina, Austria, Australia, Bosnia, Barbados, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Camaroon, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Republic of Congo, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Equador, Egypt, France, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Georgia, Greece, Hong Kong, Honduras, Ireland, Israel, India, Italy, Iraq, Jordan, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Morocco, Madagascar, Myanmar, Mauritius, Malaysia, Niger, Norway, New Zealand, Oman, Peru, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, Potugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, South Africa and the Netherlands.
  • Descripción del producto Emission Imaging Computed Tomography Systems used for all common nuclear medicine procedures; Siemens Medical Systems, Inc., || Nuclear Medicine Group, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195-5203
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc., 2501 N. Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates IL 60195-5203
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