Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall Endopath

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 Ethicon Endo-Surgery 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.

Más información acerca de la data acá
  • 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
    Staple, implantable - Product Code GDW
  • Causa
    Quality control identified a component issue where the pinion gear in the device could fail under extreme use cases. if this condition occurs, staples will be formed past the cut line and the device can be opened and removed from the patient. the firing stroke may be interrupted and the knife may not fully return to the home position potentially exposing the healthcare professional to a sharps injury.
  • Acción
    Ethicon sent an Urgent Medical Device Recall letter dated July 15, 2016, to all affected consignees via UPS next day mail. The letter identified the product, the problem, and the action to be taken by the customer. Consignees were instructed to examine their inventory immediately and quarantine any affected product and return to ENDOPATH. If product subject to the recall was further distributed consignees were instructed to notify the other facility and arrange for return of the affected product. Customer were instructed to complete the Business Reply Form confirming receipt of this letter and fax to Stericycle at 1-888-228-5719 or email to Customers with questions were instructed to contact the Ethicon Customer Support Center at 1-877-384-4266. For questions regarding this recall call 513-337-3582.


  • Modelo / Serial
    N91L2N, N91L2P, N91N1J, N91N1K, N91L0T, N91L0U, N91N29,  N91N2G, N91R8X, N91R8Y.
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution - US including AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO,CT, DC, FL,GA, IA,IL,KS,KY,LA,MA,MD, ME, MI,MN,MO, MS, MT,NC, ND, NH,NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, RI, TN, TX, VA, VT, WA, WI and Internationally to Brazil and Canada.
  • Descripción del producto
    Endoscopic Articulating Linear Cutter, 38ATW35. VASCULAR/THIN 35MM || The ENDOPATH ETS-Flex Endoscopic Articulating Linear Cutter has application in general, gynecologic, urologic, and thoracic surgery for transection, resection, and/or creation of anastomoses
  • Manufacturer


  • Dirección del fabricante
    Ethicon Endo-Surgery Inc, 4545 Creek Rd, Blue Ash OH 45242-2803
  • Empresa matriz del fabricante (2017)
  • Source