Retiro De Equipo (Recall) de Device Recall ENDOPATH ETSFLEX45 Articulating Endoscopic Linear Cutters

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.

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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
    Staple, implantable - Product Code GDW
  • Causa
    The mechanism that connects the articulation joint to the device shaft may cause the jaws of the cutters to remain closed and clamped down on tissue after the device is fired. if the jaws of the device remain clamped down on the tissue, there is a risk the surgery will need to be modified to remove the device. this may lead to an increase in procedure time, tissue manipulation, and a change in t.
  • Acción
    Ethicon Endo-Surgery issued "Urgent Device Recall Event 1952" notification letters dated January 21, 2009 to their customers. They instructed their custormers to immediately discontinue use of the product. They are to complete and fax back the Business Reply Form. Affected product is to be returned with a copy of the completed Business Reply Form to Stericycle. Replacement product should be received within 30-60 days after return. Customers can contact Stericycle concerning this recall at 1-866-861-6921, reference Event 1952.


  • Modelo / Serial
    Lot #'s: E4MD1T, E4MD5W, E4MD3Y, E4ME7J, E4MD4Z, E4ME7U, E4MD50 & E4MF0A
  • Clasificación del producto
  • Clase de dispositivo
  • ¿Implante?
  • Distribución
    Worldwide Distribution: USA only, in the states of AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI. IA. ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, and WY.
  • Descripción del producto
    ENDOPATH¿ ETS-FLEX45 Articulating Endoscopic Linear Cutters, Model # ATS45. Manfuactured by Ethicon Endo-Survery, LLC; 475 Calle C; Guaynabo PR 00969.
  • Manufacturer


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